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Maker Lab

Resources

Here you will find Maker Lab training packets, user manuals, and other resources for the tools and equipment available in the Maker Lab.

We are switching over to posting resources on equipment specific pages found on our Tools & Equipment page.

Basic Tools

Equipment: Silhouette Cameo (vinyl stickers and papercraft)

Software: Silhouette Studio

Link: https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/software

Equipment: Silhouette Mint (making stamps)

Software: Mint Studio

https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/software#mint-studio


3D Printing

Equipment: Creating models for all printers

Software: AutoDesk suite, Recommend Fusion 360 for experienced or TinkerCAD for beginners (can get free account)

Link: https://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software

Equipment: Creating models for all printers

Software: SketchUp

Link: https://www.sketchup.com/

Equipment: Ultimaker and Prusa 3D Printers (converting model for the printer)

Software: Cura

Link: https://ultimaker.com/en/products/ultimaker-cura-software

Equipment: Prusa 3D Printer (profiles to generate settings for Prusa Printer)

Software: Cura Prusa Profiles

Link: https://manual.prusa3d.com/Guide/How+to+import+profiles+to+Cura+%28Windows+%26+macOS%29/703

Equipment: Prusa 3D Printer (converting model for the printer)

Software: Slic3r

Link: https://www.prusa3d.com/slic3r-prusa-edition

Equipment: MakerBot Replicator 2X 3D Printer

Software: MakerBot Desktop (coverting model for the printer. Note: Not MakerBot Print)

Link: https://support.makerbot.com/troubleshooting/makerbot-desktop-software/software-download/download_12190

Equipment: UP Mini 2 (converting model for the printer)

Software: UP Studio

Link: https://www.up3d.com/up-studio/

Equipment: Form 2 (converting model for the printer)

Software: Preform

Link: https://formlabs.com/tools/preform/


PCB Equipment

Equipment: OtherMill Pro and Voltera V-One

Software: Eagle (free with .edu e-mail)

Link: https://www.autodesk.com/products/eagle/overview

Equipment: OtherMill Pro and Voltera V-One

Software: KiCad

Link: http://kicad-pcb.org/download/

Equipment: OtherMill Pro

Software: Bantam Tools Software

Link: http://resources.bantamtools.com/software-download?_ga=2.124088899.831760983.1517424986-351713021.1506625080

Equipment: Voltera V-One

Software: V-One Software

Link: https://support.voltera.io/hc/en-us/articles/115004264687-Desktop-Application-and-Drivers


CNC Mill

Equipment: Carvey

Software: Easel (web-based app, free account)

Link: https://www.inventables.com/technologies/easel

Equipment: Carvey and Sherline

Software: Fusion 360 (can get free account)

Link:https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/students-teachers-educators

Contact Us

Lab Manager: Anne Mahacek
Lab Email: scumakerlab@gmail.com

Santa Clara University
School of Engineering
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053

Guadalupe Hall, Bldg. 455, 3rd Floor