Frequently Asked Questions
Q:The campus is closed, can I still get information about the 3D printer, laser cutter, or the other equipment in the Makerspace?
A: Yes, you can. Email the Makerspace at email@example.com
Q: What types of equipment do you have in the Makerspace?
A: Popular equipment include:
- 3D Printers (Prusa i3 Mk2/Mk3)
- Laser Cutter/Engraver (Trotec Speedy 300)
- PCB Milling (Bantam Tools)
- Sewing Machine
For a full detailed list, visit About Us.
Q: What types of software are available in the Makerspace?
A: Useful software include:
- Autodesk Inventor (CAD)
- Autocad (CAD)
- Bantum Tools (PCB mill)
- Prusa Slicer
- Inkscape (Graphics Editor)
Q: Are tools aviable to all students.
A: Yes! All tools can be used by any McMaster Staff, student and faculty member, after they have completed their training.
Q: Do I need to take any training to use the equipment in the Makerspace?
A: Yes, you need training to use the following equipment:
- 3D printer
- Laser Cutter/Engraver
- PCB Mill
- Drill press
- Soldering guns.
Please see our website for further information about equipment training: https://library.