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The Point at Otterbein Opens Maker Space to the Public

September 11, 2017
Otterbein University

Westerville, OH—The Point at Otterbein University is opening its Maker Space to the public, and the community is invited to an open house from 6-9:30 p.m. during 4th Friday in Uptown Westerville on Sept. 22. Located at 60 Collegeview Road, the parking lot at The Point will also serve as a park and ride shuttle location for 4th Friday. The open house and park and ride are free and open to the community.

The Point is now accepting memberships for its Makers Space, where anyone in the community can use a wide variety of equipment and tools for projects, ideas and dreams. Training is included to create unique items with metal, wood, lasers, 3D printing, vinyl cutter and more.

Equipment includes:

Wood Shop: Band Saw Laguna LT 18 3000; Saw Stop 10‐inch Table Saw; 15‐inch Thickness Planner; 6‐inch Jointer; Oscillating Edge Sander; 16‐Speed Drill Press; CNC Router 48x48; Panel Saw; Wood Lathe.

Metal Shop: Jet Manual Ele Variable Speed Turret Mill JTM‐949EVS; Jet Manual Lathe GHB‐1340A; Horizontal‐Vertical Metal Band Saw; Disc/Belt Sander; Industrial Grinder; Metalworking Dust Collection for Grinder and Sander; Drill Press J‐2550; Pexto Roper Witney 52‐inch Foot Shear, 16 gauge; Sheet Metal Box Brake; 48‐inch Abrasive Blast Cabinet; Lincoln Electric Weld‐Pak 155 MIG‐FluxCore; Lincoln Electric 180 Dual MIG (Westerville Public Schools); Miller MIG Phase Millermatic 211 w/ Spool gun; Miller TIG Syncrowave 210; Miller TIG Syncrowave 210; PowerMax 45 Plasma Cutting System; Oxy‐Acetylene Welding.

Rapid Prototyping: CNC Mill Tormach PCNC 440; Ultimaker 2+ Extended 3D Printer; Ultimaker 2 Extended 3D Printer; Stratasys uPrint SE Plus 3D Printer; Epilog Helix 60 watt Laser engraver 24x18; Roland MDX‐40A Benchtop CNC Mill; Electronic Assembly Work Station; Formech 450DT Vacuum Former.

Design Studio: Ricoma MT1501 Embroidery Machine; Graphtec cutting plotter CE6000‐60; Graphtec cutting plotter FC8600‐130; HP L335 64" Latex Printer; 55" Wide Format Laminator RSC‐1401CLTW; Computer Work Stations.

Engineering Manufacturing: Compressor for Building; CNC Mill Tormach PCNC 1100; CNC Lathe Tormach Lathe 15L Slant Pro; CNC Plasma Table Monograph Extreme 5Ft x 10Ft; Mini‐Jector Model #45 injection moding; Powder Coating (Spray Booth and Oven). 

Art Studio: Marathon SPB52F Small Parts Spray Booth

/ Office of Marketing and Communications

The Office of Marketing and Communications is located at 141 W. Park St.

Office Hours
M-F: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

p/ 614.823.1600
f/ 614.823.1360

Media Inquiries
Jenny Hill
Director of Marketing and Communications
p/ 614.823.1284
e/ jhill@otterbein.edu

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