Design Works Labs

RCBI's Design Works labs offer inventors and entrepreneurs the tools they need to take their idea or concept to reality by shaping their ideas into three-dimensional digital computer models that are then used to create working prototypes. The prototypes can then in turn be used to test the form, fit and function of the end-use product.

Featuring computer workstations with SolidWorks 3D design software, the labs are set aside exclusively for clients who need to design their products.

RCBI also offers the use of its FARO ScanArm that is fully integrated into SolidWorks via DezignWorks software. This combination allows you to use the Faro ScanArm to capture measurements directly into SolidWorks and use them to reverse engineer your part or product.

Our Design Works labs also feature Dimension 1200es and Fortus 900mc 3D production centers, ZPrinter 450 3D printer, Makerbot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D printers and CubeX 3D printers for rapid prototyping and tooling production.

In addition, our labs are equipped with an array of specialized software, including SolidWorks, Rapidform, Mastercam, Geomagic, FARO CAM2, DezignWorks, CMM-Manager and 3D-Doctor.

RCBI’s Design Works labs are associated with the United States Fab Lab Network, an organization managed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Center for Bits and Atoms. Since the Fab Lab launch in 2006, the initiative has evolved from a small association into a global network of local labs that enable invention and promote commercialization by providing direct access to digital fabrication tools with 3D Printers.