Presenting coaches and workshops

Coaches – support

ELECTRONIC

Coach prototyping in electronic
ELD 323

Coach electronic

Help and advice to prototype in electronics

  • Advice on the different technologies of Printed Circuit Board
  • Help on choosing the components and connectors
  • Advice for rooting circuits
  • Advice and help for building and assembling, wiring
  • Advice for testing and measuring
  • Optimisation, reparing and correcting existing circuits
  • Orienting towards the appropriate tools and workshops

In general, the group of coaches is available on Wednesdays afternoon at SKIL.

Responsible:

EPFL- STI- IEL – LSM
Station 11
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

MECHANIC

Coach prototyping mechanic
ME B3 30

Coach mechanic

Help and advice to prototype in mecanics

  • Modelisation of your 3D ideas
  • Conception of 3D mechanisms (Bottom-up & Top-Down Design)
  • Mock-up and prototypes
  • From digital model to physical model, and inversly
  • Folder of fabrication (pieces, assembling, building)
  • Advices on the different methods for prototyping in mecanics
  • For testing and measuring, drawings of experience DOE ( Design Of Experiment)
  • Optimisations, simplification of models, systems
  • Orienting towards the appropriate tools and workshops

In general, the group of coaches is available on Wednesdays afternoon at SKIL.

Responsible:

EPFL- STI- BIOROB
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Coach prototyping composite materials

MXH 146

Coach matériaux composites

Help and advice for prototyping composite materials (on appointments)

  • Advice on the different existing technologies in composite materials.
  • Help and advice on the different fabrication process in composite materials.
  • Advice regarding the different available choices of materials.
  • Help and advise in processing parts of your prototype.
  • Advice for tests and measures.
  • Orienting towards the appropriate tool or workshops.

En règle générale, le groupe de coach est disponible le mercredi après-midi au SKIL.

Responsible:

EPFL- STI- IMX- LPAC
Station 12
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

Prototyping of all types

Coach prototyping of all types

SKIL

Coach MAKER in his soul

Support and advice for mechanical and electronical development, prototyping and construction.

  • Advice and follow up of your project
  • Advice on different types of materials and fabrication process
  • Coaching and teaching on machines and tools at the SKIL workshop
  • Help for a low tech approach and design
  • Tips and tricks for autoconstruction
  • Link with the community of makerspaces and fablabs in the area
  • Orientation towards the appropriate professional workshop at EPFL and other external subcontractants if necessary

Available at SKIL Thursdays and Fridays, as well as the SMART living lab in Fribourg on Wednesdays.

Responsible :

EPFL- ENAC- SKIL

Station 11
CH-1015 Lausanne

 

Materials of all types

Prototyping coach with expetise in diverse types of materials

SKIL

Coach in prototyping and selecting the right construction materials

  • Coaching and teaching how to use the machines and tools
  • Acompagnying projects
  • Help regarding the different types of fabrication process
  • Advice to choose the right materials
  • Advice and help for the implementation of parts
  • Orienting towards the right tools or other workshops of the network if necessary
  • Teacher for getting access to SKIL
  • COSEC responsible of the security

Available at SKIL from Monday to Thursday

Responsable :

EPFL- ENAC- SKILStation 11
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

Ideation + Models

Makerspace for ideation and models

SKIL – Student Kreativity and Innovation Laboratory

Prototyping workshop for students

This workshop is designed for students to work together and build prototypes ranging from basic models to complex systems. In addition to using SKIL’s state-of-the-art equipment, students can also draw on the advice and support of EPFL instructors from a wide range of fields.

Equipment that can be used with training and supervision

  • CNC milling machine (for wood and polymers)
  • Saws (circular and swing)

Equipment that can be used with training and without supervision

  • Laser cutter
  • 3D printers
  • Sewing machine
  • Vinyl cutter
  • Electronics equipment and oscilloscope

 

Contact:

GC A2 464 Station 18 CH-1015 Lausanne

 

Models

Models

Model-building workshop

Model-building workshop for students

Workshop that can be used with training and supervision

In this ENAC workshop, architecture students can build models and other 3D representations of their designs. It is open to students from other sections as well, subject to availability.

Equipment that can be used with training and supervision

  • Manual woodworking tools and benches
  • 3D printers
  • 2D cutting machines (for cardboard and wood)
  • Woodworking machines
  • Plastering equipment
  • Painting booth

Contact:

BP 0226 (Bâtiment BP)
Station 16
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

 


Electrical engineering

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

DLL Engineering / DLL electronic
MED 2 1519

Electrical engineering student workshop

Equipment that can be used with training and supervision

  • Oscilloscopes
  • Power supplies
  • Multimeters
  • Welding stations with fans
  • Breadboards
  • PCs with LabVIEW

Contact:

EPFL-DLL-STI
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

Printed circuit board workshop (ACI)

Printed circuit board fab lab for professionals

Outsourced services

  • Assistance with designing electronic circuits
  • PCB routing
  • Generating design blueprints
  • Building PCBs with metallic holes
  • High-resolution phototracing on film
  • Prototype assembly
  • Equipment that can be used with training and supervision
  • Introduction to PCB building lab

Contact:

EPFL STI ACI ELE 040 (Bâtiment ELE)
Station 11
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

Electrical and mechanical engineering

Makerspace for electrical and mechanical engineering

DLL Engineering
Workshop MEA3 30

Model-building workshop for students

Equipment that can be used with training and without supervision

  • Workbenches and tools
  • Drill press
  • Welding stations, multimeters and oscilloscopes
  • Laser cutter (supervision required)
  • 3D FDM printers (Ultimaker and HP)

 

Contact:

 EPFL-DLL-STI
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne

 

 


Mechanical

MECANICAL ENGINEERING – Makerspace

Spring room
MEA0 396

Mechanical engineering prototyping workshop for students

Equipment that can be used with training and without supervision

  • Assembly benches
  • 3D printers
  • Hand tools

Contact:

EPFL-DLL-STI
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

MECANICAL ENGINEERING

Institute of Microengineering Workshop (ATPR)

Professional mechanical-engineering workshop specialized in microengineering

Outsourced services

  • Conventional milling machine
  • CNC milling machine for simple, complex and 3D shapes; PDMS molds
  • Conventional turning machine
  • Polishing machine for objects made of acrylic and stainless steel
  • Brazing machines and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) machines for aluminum, steel and stainless steel
  • Bead-blasting surface treatment machine
  • Optical machines for measuring the dimensions of small parts

CAD/CAM feasibility studies so that projects can be carried out with the resources available

Supervision required

Small workshops are available for use without supervision by EPFL staff and students who have undergone training in accordance with School regulations.

  • Drill press
  • Milling machine
  • Turning machine

Contact:

 EPFL STI ATPR
BM 0128A (Bâtiment BM) – Station 17
CH-1015 Lausanne
Tél.: [+41 21 69] 37334

 

MECANICAL ENGINEERING

Institute of Mechanical Engineering Workshop (ATME)

Professional mechanical-engineering workshop specialized in large parts

Outsourced services

5-axis CNC tooling

High-precision engineering

CNC turning

3D measurements and reverse engineering

Welding and sheet-metal production

Engineering studies:

CAD/CAM feasibility studies so that projects can be carried out with the resources available

Design and fabrication studies (SolidWorks and Catia V5)

 

Responsable :

EPFL STI ATME
MEC 1406 (Bâtiment ME) – Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne
Tél.: [+41 21 69] 359 90

Bureau conseil :

EPFL STI ATME
MEC 1406 (Bâtiment ME) – Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne
Tél.: [+41 21 69] 338 81

 

MECANIQUE

Atelier de l’Institut des matériaux (ATMX)

Atelier professionel de mécanique  – spécialisation matériaux

Compétences sous-traitées

  • Electroérosion EDM: Usinage au fil 2 ou 4 axes ou par enfonçage.
  • Découpage par WaterJet de formes 2D complexes dans de grands nombres de matériaux.
  • Fraisage CNC: Usinage de formes complexes, formes 3D, moules.
  • Tournage CNC jusqu’à 4 axes: Usinage d’éprouvettes pour essais de matériaux.
  • Fraisage, tournage, perçage, rectification plane + cylindrique sur des machines conventionnelles
  • Soudure: Brasage, soudure par points, soudure par électrode et TIG de l’inox et de l’acier.
  • Usinage des céramiques: Tronçonnage de précision, débitage de tubes.

Etudes techniques:

  • Faisabilité DAO et FAO afin de rendre les projets réalisables avec les moyens à disposition.

Responsable :

EPFL STI ATMX
MXE 122.2 (Bâtiment MXE) – Station 12
CH-1015 Lausanne
Tél.: [+41 21 69] 329 65 

 

FABRICATION ADDITIVE

Atelier de Fabrication Additive (AFA)

Atelier professionnel de fabrication additive

Compétences sous-traitées

Fabrication de pièces mécaniques aux moyens d’imprimantes 3D professionnelles

  • FDM (fil fondu)
  • SLS (fusion de poudre par laser)
  • DLP (Stéréolithographie)
  • MJM (Déposition par jets multiples)

Etudes techniques:

  • Faisabilité DAO et FAO afin de rendre les projets réalisables avec les moyens à disposition.

 

Responsable :

 EPFL STI AFA
ELE 068 (Bâtiment ELE) – Station 11
CH-1015 Lausanne

 

 


Chimie

CHIMIE

DLL Mx Bio / Chimie
MED3 1119

Laboratoire de chimie

Sous supervision – accès après formation

Dans l’attente de nouveaux espaces équipés la salle est accessible ponctuellement en dehors des heures d’enseignement.

  • Chapelles
  • Benches
  • Stockage temporaire de produits chimiques
  • Verrerie et appareils de synthèse et d’analyse sont amenés par les utilisateurs

Responsable :

EPFL-DLL-STI
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

Biologie

Biologie 

DLL MX-Bio / Laboratoire de culture et observation de cellules

MED 3 1519

Atelier étudiant biologie

Sous supervision – accès après formation

  • Laboratoire équipé de niveau P1
  • Travail avec le vivant dans un milieu stérile
  • Culture de cellules et leur interaction avec les matériaux
  • Microscopie et spectrophotométrie

Responsable :

EPFL-DLL-STI
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

Matériaux et structure

MISE EN OEUVRE MATERIAUX

DLL Mx Bio / Mise en œuvre

MED 3 1122

Atelier étudiant assemblage

Libre service – accès après formation

Espaces pour la production de pièces de petite dimension dans les différentes classes de matériaux (polymères, composites, métaux, céramiques)

  • Imprimantes 3D
  • Matériaux composites
  • Fours pour traitements thermiques
  • Chapelles
  • Accès à des microscopes et des machines de caractérisation mécanique

Responsable :

EPFL-DLL-STI
Station 9
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

MATERIAUX COMPOSITES

LPAC

Laboratoire de recherche

Sous supervision après formation

Le Laboratoire de mise en œuvre des composites à haute performance dispose d’espace de production pour la réalisation de pièces en composite. Dans l’attente de nouveaux espaces dédiés à l’enseignement le LPAC amène son soutien aux projets des étudiants dans la mesure des disponibilités.

  • Drappage composite par voie humide
  • Préimpreigné

Responsable :

EPFL STI IMX LPAC
MXH 145 (Bâtiment MXH) – Station 12
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

BETON

LMC

Laboratoire de recherche

Sous supervision après formation

Le Laboratoire de mise en œuvre des composites à haute performance dispose d’espace de production pour la conception, la formulation et mise en œuvre de pièces en béton. Dans l’attente de nouveaux espaces dédiés à l’enseignement le LMC amène son soutien aux projets des étudiants dans la mesure des disponibilités.

Responsable :

EPFL STI IMX LMC
MXG 240 (Bâtiment MXH) – Station 12
CH-1015 Lausanne 

 

MATERIAUX ET STRUCTURES

Atelier PopUp

Atelier professionnel matériaux et structures

L’atelier popup est un espace de construction et d’expérimentation destiné à l’enseignement et à la recherche basé à Fribourg.

Compétences sous-traitées     

  • Menuiserie
  • Serrurerie

Sous supervision – après formation

  • Espace d’assemblage
  • Outillage à main
  • Atelier plâtre

Responsable :

EPFL Fribourg
Passage du Cardinal 13b
CH-1700 Fribourg