The Tormach 15L Slant PRo Lathe is the latest addition to our Robotics Program Open Lab from PSU’s $1M Robotics Grant. It is housed in the CNC Paddock on the first floor of the Draper & Maynard. Tormach 15L Slant Pro Cut Sheet:

Welcoming Iron Irwini (IRON) and Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish (JAMMY). Our recommended Ubuntu Linux workstation build, featuring ROS (Robotics Operating System) and Gazebo simulator for this academic year. You can use these systems to program robots, Arduinos, Pis, for your projects and test your ideas. “Iron” Release Information: ROS 2 Documentation:

Welcoming Iron Irwini (IRON) “Iron” Release Information: ROS 2 Documentation:


Extraordinary first cuts made with the new Torchmate 4800 plasma table in the Draper & Maynard Makerspace. The plasma torch is used to cut materials, such as steel plate, up to 1″ in thickness. Using an electrical arc, compressed air is sent through to the tip where the atmosphere itself is ignited, creating plasma. Generating temperatures five times the heat of the surface of the sun,

Interested in robots? Our Turtlebot3 is here to try out, and does not require enrollment in any particular class! As one of the many cross-cluster features of the space, you can discover your interests with this kit. Available for all skill levels for on-site use!