Industrial Automation and Fuel Cell Manufacturing Lab

This lab houses instruments for general testing and characterization as well as specifically for fuel cell manufacturing.  Equipment includes a high-precision, 40-ton press with heated tooling, a custom-built laser cutting station, a custom-built experimental servo press, two Fuel Cell Technologies AMREL PLA800 fuel-cell test stands, Instron 5848 microtester with an environmental chamber, a fuel-cell stack assembly testbed consisting of two Adept SCARA robots with associated tool changers, machine vision components and tooling, a Hudson Machinery die-cutting press, a Branson X2000 ultrasonic welder, a robotics system research testbed with an Adept i800 SCARA robot, a custom-built machine vision and lighting testbed, and a Matrix MicroVu precision-measuring system.