Charleston Manufacturing Technology Center Staff & Equipment

Staff Contact List

Arley Carpenter
Director of Manufacturing Services
304.720.7741
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Eddie Webb
Sr. Manufacturing Engineer & Site Manager
304.720.7738
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Christopher Shaffer 
Manufacturing Specialist / Technical Trainer
304.720.7735
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Jerry Jefferson
CNC Machinist / Technical Trainer
304.720.7737
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Manufacturing Technology Center Equipment

Available at All RCBI Locations

Computer Lab
Costs to be determined

Videoconferencing Facilities
Costs to be determined

Operator Training Technical Services
$75 / Hour

Programming Technical Services
$75 / Hour

Various Manual Equipment
$20 / Hour

Charleston Manufacturing Technology Center

FORTUS 900mc 3D Printer for Production & Rapid Prototyping *
Working Envelope – 36" x 24" x 36"

EOSINT M280 Direct Metal Laser-Sintering System*
Working Envelope – 9.85” x 9.85” x 12.8”

MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printers* 
Build Volume of 11.2" x 6" x 6.1"

3D Systems Cubex Color 3D Printers*  
Build Volume of 10.8"  x 10.45"  x 9.5"

*3D Printing rate is based on the cubic inches of material used. Jobs with small, complex details or ones that require thin layering will have an additional charge.

Abrasive Water Jet Machine
Working Envelope - 48" x 96"
$70 / Hour

MU-500VA-L 5 Axis Machining Center w/ 1000 RPM Turning Function
Working Envelope – 20" Table Diameter x 19" H. Tool Capacity—20
$60 / Hour

Swiss Turn
Full 7 axis turning and milling machine - .75" maximum turning diameter w/ automatic bar feeding
$60 / hour

Lu 15 CNC Turning Center
Working Envelope - 8" Chuck x 19" Bed Tool Capacity-20
$35 / Hour

MA-650 VB Heavy Machining Center
Working Envelope - 60" x 25" x 24" Tool Capacity—32
$40 / Hour

Faro Arm
$30/hr, $210/day, $900/wk, $3100/mo With Assistance $75/hr

Faro Laser Line Probe
$40/day, $125/wk, $500/mo

*Fortus rate: Rate is per cubic inch of material; Jobs with small, complex, or jobs requiring thin layering will have an additional charge.