Thomas A. Silman
Please plan ahead when using Discovery Learning Laboratory Shops. The shop accepts drawings and materials to be made into parts by our staff.
The CAD print may be e-mailed, attached to the work order or printed. If printed, it shall be attached to the delivered material.
CAD files should have all associated files included in a complete .zip file.
Solidworks – .sldprt and .slddrw (all files)
NX – .prt
Inventor - .ipt .iam .idw (all files)
Export file types also accepted
.stl (as a solid not a surface)
.igs or .iges (Initial Graphics Exchange Specification)
Each part is a separate work order. This allows us to manage our time.
Work orders are prioritized as follows:
See also the Work Order Priority Policy. We aim to complete most parts in one to three days within this priority framework. The shop does its best but please give us time to succeed.