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.

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