Hive Tech

The Innovation Hive houses a variety of tools for prototyping, fabrication, and testing purposes. Each tool requires different levels of training to safely operate. Even if you have used a tool prior to visiting the Hive you will need to participate in any required training for that equipment to ensure that you are clear on the most recent operating procedures. 

Some of the equipment we house in the Hive that will be available to you:   

Light Prototyping

  • FDM 3D printers—Prusa i3 MK3S+
  • Resin 3D printer—FormLabs Form 3
  • Laser Cutters—Universal Laser Cutter PLS6.150 and ILS12.150D
  • 3D scanner—Nextengine
  • Sewing Machines—Bernina 335
  • Serger—Bernina 450L
  • Spray Booth—Marathon Spray Booth PSB 52F
  • Plotter Printer—Canon 4100pro
  • Electronics Benches


  • Table Saw—SawStop PCS175    
  • Chop Saw—Dewalt DWS780    
  • Lathe—Jet WL-1440VS    
  • Router Table—JessEm Mast-R-Lift II Router with Bora router    
  • Planer—Dewalt DW735    
  • Band Saw—Jet JWBS-18    
  • Sander—Rikon 50-120
  • Panel Saw—Safety Speed C4    
  • CNC Router—ShopBot PRSalpha 48-48
  • Variety of and held tools

Material Testing Equipment

  • Universal Testing Machine—Forney LT-60-VFD
  • Compression Testing Machine—Forney FHS-502-VFD-MP-2R