Our Facilities

Our primary laboratory is located at Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories, building ZL1 room 103. Our capabilities range from formulation development, 3D printer machine design and modification, additive manufacturing of samples, and characterization of combustion and mechanical properties. Specifically, we have:

  • FlackTek DAC 515-200 PRO SpeedMixer
  • Vacuum oven 4.5 cu ft
  • Ender 3 V2 printers (FFF)
  • Prusa SLS 1 printer (SLA)
  • Prusa i3 MK3S+ (FFF outfitted with sensors and data collection system)
  • MFP printer (Dual VAP heads on an Ender 5+ printer gantry)
  • DMP printer (One VAP and one FFF head on an Ender 5+ printer gantry)
  • Filabot EX2 filament extruder

Center facilities that support our work:

Purdue Energetics Research Center

Key capabilities include fume hoods, Crawford bomb (rated up to 6,000 psi), DSC/TGA, high-speed cameras, capillary rheometer, Mark 10 universal test machines, etc. Locations are at Zucrow, Herrick, and FLEX Laboratories.

Center for Particulate Products and Processes

Key capabilities include particle sizing machines, micro-CT, pycnometer, etc. Location is at FLEX Laboratories.