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Research Equipment

The CSULB College of Engineering's more than 100 instructional and research labs contain an impressive collection of standard and cutting-edge equipment for design, development, and testing in all major engineering disciplines. To support collaboration and interdisciplinary research, many of the equipment pieces are available for external use. Need equipment to complete a project? Click on the categories below, and email the listed contact to find out if the equipment you're seeking is available.

Additive Manufacturing

zprinter

Item: 3D Printer
Description: Offers higher-definition 3D printing, a heated build chamber, and advanced firmware
Make/Model: ZPrinter 310
Location: ET-107
Contact: Chris Beyer
Tag: 204288

3D Systems printer

Item: 3D Printer
Description: Features reproducible down to 0.050 mm or 0.002 inches, depending on geometry, orientation, and build mode
Make/Model: 3D Systems Projet HD 6000
Location: ET-243
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 10053

Metal 3D printer

Item: 3D Printer (Metal)
Description: 300 watt, 200 x 200 x 250 mm build envelope
Make/Model: Aurora Labs S-Titanium
Location: ET-108
Contact: Mahdi Yoozbashizadeh
Tag: NA

Plastic 3D printer

Item: 3D Printer (Large plastic)
Description: 500 x 1000 x 500 mm volume, dual extruders
Make/Model: BigRep Studio
Location: ET-108
Contact: Mahdi Yoozbashizadeh
Tag: 212322

Artec scanner

Item: 3D Scanner
Description: Measuring speed of up to 16 frames per second
Make/Model: Artec EVA-M
Location: VEC-136
Contact: Jeremy Bonifacio
Tag: 10089

laser engraver

Item: Laser Engraver 
Description: C02 class, 2 24 x 18 inches
Make/Model: Epilog 8000
Location: VEC-307 and ECS-214
Contact: Roger Lo
Tag: 212200 and 212166

Advanced Infrastructure Design

laser scanner

Item: Laser Scanner
Description: IP Class 54, distance accuracy up to ±3 mm, and range from 0.6-70 m
Make/Model: Faro Focus M70
Location: VEC-307
Contact: Tang-Hung Nguyen
Tag: 212183

VisCube

Item: VisCube Virtual Display System
Description: Extra large 12-foot-wide front wall, 1920 × 1200 or 2560 × 1600 resolution projectors
Make/Model: VisCube M4
Location: ET-021
Contact: Panadda Marayong
Tag: 10090

Clean Room

Biosafety Cabinet

Item: Biosafety Cabinet
Description:
Make/Model:Thermo Scientific 1300 Series A2
Location: ET-243B
Contact: Perla Ayala
Tag: 210740

3D Systems printer

Item: 3D Printer
Description:
Make/Model: 3D Systems Projet HD 6000
Location: ET-243
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 10053

Incubator

Item: Incubator
Description:  With CO2 Hepa filter
Make/Model: Thermo Scientific Series II 
Location: ET-243A
Contact: Perla Ayala
Tag: 210741

Composites Fabrication

autoclave

Item: Autoclave
Description: 3 x 5 foot capacity, 415 PSIG, 800F maximum
Make/Model: 
Location: VEC-124
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 113611

Composite layup table

Item: Composite Layup Table
Description: 4 x 8 foot
Make/Model: CSULB
Location: ET-024A
Contact: Ehsan Barjasteh
Tag: NA

Filament Winder

Item: Automated Composite Layup Filament Winder
Description: This equipment is used to automate the composite filament winding process.
Make/Model: X-Winder 4X-23
Location: VEC-124
Contact: Mahdi Yoozbashizadeh
Tag:

Box furnace

Item: Furnace
Description: Maximum temperature of 1600°C and maximum vacuum of 0.01 Torr; chamber size 5 x 5 x 5 inch
Make/Model: Nan Yang Xin Yu box-chamber furnace
Location: VEC-124
Contact: Mahdi Yoozbashizadeh
Tag: 210406

heated platen press

Item: Heated Platen Press
Description: 30 ton, 800F maximum, 8 x 18 imch platen
Make/Model: Wabash G30H-18-BCX
Location: ET-024
Contact: Ehsan Barjasteh
Tag: 211716

Nanoindenter

Item: Nano-indenter
Description: This nano-indenter is capable of nanoindentation (hardness, modulus, viscoelastic properties, creep and stress relaxations, Tribology (scratch test, wear test, thin film adhesion), and In-Situ SPM Imaging.
Make/Model: Bruker Hysitron Systems
Location: VEC-124
Contact: Mahdi Yoozbashizadeh
Tag:

Resin transfer molding (RTM)

Item: Resin Transfer Molding (RTM)
Description:
Make/Model: 
Location: ET-024
Contact: Ehsan Barjasteh
Tag: NA

sourcemeter

Item: SourceMeter
Description:
Make/Model: Keithley 2400 SourceMeter SMU Instruments
Location: ET-024A
Contact: Ehsan Barjasteh
Tag: 212180

VARTM

Item: Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding Set (VARTM)
Description: This setup is used to fabricate composite coupons by VARTM process  using high-vacuum settings. 
Make/Model: NA
Location: VEC-124
Contact: Mahdi Yoozbashizadeh
Tag: NA

VaRTM

Item: Vacuum-Assisted Resin Transfer Molding Set (VARTM)
Description:
Make/Model:
Location: ET-024
Contact: Ehsan Barjasteh
Tag: NA

Fabrication

The College of Engineering has an extensive collection of fabrication equipment in the following categories:

  • 3D Printing
  • Autoclaves
  • Machine Shop
  • PCB
  • Polymers

View the full list of  Fabrication equipment

Flight Simulation

Flight Simulator

Item: Flight Simulator
Description: Full-scale cockpit, can be customized to simulate various Boeing aircraft flight-control configurations
Make/Model: Boeing
Location: ECS-211
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 208530

Flight-Controls Simulator

Item: Flight-Controls Simulator
Description: Full-scale cockpit based on F-5A/B. Original instrumentation replaced with displays to create virtual cockpit to study human interaction with control location, size, and function.
Make/Model: Northrop Grumman
Location: ECS-215A
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 208535

Low-speed Wind Tunnel

Aerolab Wind Tunnel

Item: Wind Tunnel
Description: 38 x 54 inch
Make/Model: Aerolab 87 Series
Location: ECS-104
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: None

ELD Wind Tunnel

Item: Wind Tunnel
Description: 12 x 12 inch, 10-160 fps
Make/Model: Engineering Lab Design 402B
Location: EN4-123
Contact: Antonella Sciortino
Tag: 10854

Boeing C-17 2D Model

Item: Boeing C-17 2D Model
Description: 
Make/Model: LB-546A
Location: ECS-104
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 211583

Boeing YC-15

Item: Boeing YC-15 Model
Description:
Make/Model: LB-397A
Location: ECS-104
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 211584

Boeing C-17 Flutter

Item: Boeing C-17 Flutter
Description:
Make/Model: LB-530A
Location: ECS-104
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 211585

Boeing C-17 Flutter

Item: Boeing C-17 Flutter
Description:
Make/Model: LB-531A
Location: ECS-104
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 211586

Boeing C-17 Flutter

Item: Boeing C-17 Flutter
Description:
Make/Model: LB-533A
Location: ECS-104
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 211587

Boeing YC-15 Flutter

Item: Boeing YC-15 Flutter
Description:
Make/Model: LB-413A
Location: ECS-104
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 211588

Mechanical Testing

Instron 8502 250 KN

Item: Fatigue Test System
Description: Instron 8502 250 KN
Make/Model: Instron OP1477-3005
Location: EN4-130
Contact: Yash Singh
Tag: 113525, 113526, 113527, 113528, 113331, 113340

8501 100 KN

Item: Fatigue Test System
Description: 8501 100 KN
Make/Model: Instron OP1477-3003
Location: EN4-130
ContactYash Singh
Tag: 113521, 113529, 113530

8504 500 KN

Item: Fatigue Test System
Description: 8504 500 KN
Make/Model: Instron OP1698-5042E
Location: EN4-130
ContactYash Singh
Tag: 200552

Test Fixture Bending Stress Beam

Item: Test Fixture 
Description: Bending Stress Beam
Make/Model: TecQuipment STR5
Location: VEC-128
Contact: Vesna Terzic
Tag: 212150

est Fixture Pin Jointed Frame

Item: Test Fixture Pin Jointed Frame
Description:  Pin-Jointed Frame
Make/Model: TecQuipment STR8
Location: VEC-128
ContactVesna Terzic
Tag: 212151

Test Fixture Continuous Indeterminate Beams

Item: Test Fixture 
Description: Continuous Indeterminate Beams
Make/Model: TecQuipment STR13
Location: VEC-128
ContactVesna Terzic
Tag: 212152

Test Fixture Bending Moment Portal Frame

Item: Test Fixture 
Description: Bending Moment Portal Frame
Make/Model: TecQuipment STR20
Location: VEC-128
Contact: Vesna Terzic
Tag: 212153

MicroTensile Tester

Item: MicroTensile Tester
Description: Up to 5kN capacity, speeds of up to 500 mm/minute
Make/Model: ADMET eXpert 4200
Location: ET-024
Contact: Ehsan Barjasteh
Tag: 212035

Robotics

amplifier

Item: Amplifier
Description: 4-output, 10 kHz
Make/Model: Quanser Ampaq L4
Location: VEC-415
Contact: Leo Rodriguez
Tag: 211757

crane

Item: Crane
Description: Replicates functionality of a tower crane to safely move large objects
Make/Model: Quanser3DOF
Location: VEC-415
Contact: Leo Rodriguez
Tag: 211756

Inverted Pendulum System

Item: Inverted Pendulum System
Description: 7-inch aluminum link connected to a 12-inch link
Make/Model: Quanser
Location: VEC-420
Contact: Leo Rodriguez
Tag: 112946

Pepper

Item: Robot
Description: Humanoid robot
Make/Model: SoftBank Pepper 1.8
Location: FM-129
Contact: Walter Martinez
Tag: 212176

Robot

Item: Robot
Description: Academic Edition
Make/Model: Robot NAO Evolution Red
Location: FM-129
ContactWalter Martinez
Tag: 212177

Survey and Mapping

Leica GPS1200

Item: GPS 1200 Microscope Base
Description: Uses spread spectrum 2.4 GHz 
Make/Model: Leica RX1250XC
Location: EN3-121B
Contact: Vahe Kludjian
Tag: 205818

Misc EDM Nikon

Item: Electronic Distance Meter
Description: Measures distance
Make/Model: Nikon ND-20F
Location: EN3-121B
Contact: Vahe Kludjian
Tag: 94778

Power Reflectories Station

Item: Power Reflectories Station
Description:
Make/Model: Leica TCR405R100
Location: EN3-121
Contact: Vahe Kludjian
Tag: 205151, 205152, 205153

Nikon Survey Station

Item: Survey Station
Description:
Make/Model: Nikon DTM2
Location: EN3-121B
Contact: Vahe Kludjian
Tag: 103313

laser scanner

Item: Laser Scanner
Description:
Make/Model: Faro Focus M70
Location: VEC-307
Contact: Tang-Hung Nguyen
Tag: 212183

Leica Total Station

Item: Total Station
Description:
Make/Model:  Leica TCR-405 PWR
Location: EN3-121B
Contact: Vahe Kludjian
Tag: 205819, 205820, 205821, 205822 

Testing & Characterization

The College of Engineering has an extensive collection of Testing and Characterization equipment in the following areas:

  • Chemical
  • Construction
  • Electrical
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Imaging
  • Instron
  • Laser
  • Microscopy
  • Nondestructive
  • Robotic
  • Thermal Fluids
  • Thermodynamics

View the full list of Testing & Characterization equipment.

Virtual Reality

Flight Simulator

Item: Flight Simulator
Description: Full-scale cockpit, can be customized to simulate various Boeing aircraft flight-control configurations
Make/Model: Boeing
Location: ECS-211
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 208530

Flight-Controls Simulator

Item: Flight-Controls Simulator
Description: Full-scale cockpit based on F-5A/B. Original instrumentation replaced with displays to create virtual cockpit to study human interaction with control location, size, and function.
Make/Model: Northrop Grumman
Location: ECS-215A
Contact: Hamid Rahai
Tag: 208535

VisCube

Item: VisCube Virtual Display System
Description: Extra large 12-foot-wide front wall, 1920 × 1200 or 2560 × 1600 resolution projectors
Make/Model: VisCube M4
Location: ET-021
Contact: Panadda Marayong
Tag: 10090