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Equipment rental and laboratory use

 

Students, faculty, and staff of the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol can rent laboratory equipment for free. This includes access to both the tools needed for educational use as well as advanced high-tech equipment. As a result, students can gain hands-on experience in using the latest technology and can keep up to date with the most recent developments. Students are further encouraged to use the equipment in practical application.

Follow the links below to contact the person responsible or to access additional information on the laboratories’ dedicated pages.

 

Equipment rental

Much of the equipment rental is managed centrally by the Library of the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein.

  • Notebooks, tablets, and accessories
  • Presentation equipment
  • Photo & video equipment
  • Sound/audio equipment

Use of the Science Labs

The equipment is available to students, faculty, and staff of the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol. Since some pieces of equipment require special training and/or supervision, we ask that you contact the person responsible for the management of a particular lab. Please use the links below to request an individual appointment.

Available hardware

  • Laboratory workstations meeting ESD (Electronic Systems Design) standards
  • Boards and components for electrical engineering and electronic circuits
  • Measuring instruments for electrical quantities, e.g., multimeters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, current clamps, and energy measuring cases
  • Measuring instruments for physical quantities such as temperature, humidity, sound level, illuminance, pH value, or rotational speed
  • Power supply units such as laboratory power supply units for DC voltage, function generators, and isolating transformers
  • Soldering stations incl. accessories like desoldering suction pumps, magnifiers, third hands
  • Design kits by Würth Elektronik
  • Various tools for electrical engineering work and mechanical work
  • Festo Learning Factory
  • Festo Robotino
  • Mitsubishi articulated arm robot RV-2AJ
  • Universal Robots lightweight robot UR3e
  • FANUC collaborative industrial robot CR-7iA/L
  • SoftBank Robotics NAO (Aldebaran)

Available Software

  • Siemens TIA Portal and Siemens LOGO! Soft Comfort
  • Festo CIROS Studio and Education
  • Arduino IDE, Visual Studio Code, PyCharm
  • LTSpice, KiCAD, Fritzing, Tinkercad (online)
  • Solidworks, FreeCAD
  • Slicing software for 3D printers: Ultimaker Cura and AnyCubic Photon Slicer64

Key fields of expertise, Automation Lab

  • Electrical engineering
  • Electronics
  • Sensor and actuator technology
  • Pneumatics
  • Data transmission
  • Instrumentation and control engineering
  • Application of different measuring instruments as per requirements
  • Programming of PLCs (programmable logic controllers)
  • Programming of robots like articulated arm robots, cobots, or humanoid robots
  • Programming of microcontrollers like Arduino or ATtiny85 systems
  • Programming of single-board computers like Raspberry Pi

Link

Automation Lab

Contact details 

E-Mail: Laboratory

Available Equipment

  • 10 Crazyfly micro drones
  • 2 Tello drones
  • 1 Twins drone
  • ADS-B / FLARM (outdoor station)
  • Dedrone drone detection system
  • 1x Flir Pro Duo R 640
  • Miscellaneous sensors and small parts

Software

In the area of software, the focus is primarily on ROS and Gazebo systems. Possible application examples would be swarm-based search or obstacle algorithms or the testing of new drone prototypes.

Research Services

The Drone Lab is available free of charge to the degree programs of the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol and their students.

Services offered range from a purely cost-based provision of hardware (research space, drones, etc.) to in-depth support by our drone teams within the context of research projects and development activities.

Link

Drone Lab

Contact details

E-Mail: Mario Döller

The eLearning Media Lab bundles all competencies needed for digital knowledge transfer and accordingly comprises high-end video, audio and lighting equipment, as well as wireless microphones, mobile screens, digital flipcharts, green screens, etc.

Link

eLearning Center

Hardware

  • 12 PCs, each equipped with two screens

Software

  • Assorted software, e.g., SPSS, R, and Python

Use cases of the Finance Lab

  • Training courses, lectures, or seminars requiring direct PC software application
  • Implementation of experimental research designs requiring software support
  • Booking of individual workstations for data preparation or the analysis of quantitative and qualitative data

Research Services

Numerous analyses are possible within the subject area of human behavior research, for instance

  • POS studies using mobile eye-tracking headsets
  • Usability studies
  • Analyses of advertising media

Methods and expertise related to the research infrastructure

  • Eye tracking
  • Galvanic Skin Response (GSR) measurement
  • Emotion measurement

A list of the hardware and software available can be found on the page of the Human Behavior Lab.

Contact details

E-Mail: Laboratory

Research Services

The LEAN Lab is available free of charge to students and the degree programs of the University of Applied Sciences Kufstein Tirol.

Services for cooperating partners range from the pure cost-based provision of hardware (room, operator assistance systems, etc.) to extensive support by our team of experts within the context of research and development activities.

Link

Lean Lab

Contact details

E-Mail: Laboratory

Available hardware in the Makers Lab 1

  • Laser engraving machine Trotec Speedy 100
  • 3D printers Ultimaker 2+ and S5, incl. materials station
  • 3D printers Creality Ender 3 and CR-20 Pro
  • 3D printer AnyCubic Photon, incl. wash and cure station
  • 3D scanner HP Structured Light Scanner Pro S3
  • Soldering stations, incl. accessories
  • Bosch PBD40 bench drill with accessories
  • Various tools for electrical engineering and mechanical work
  • Measuring instruments for electrical quantities such as multimeters, oscilloscopes
  • Workstations with PCs
  • Workstations for drilling, assembly, and soldering

Available hardware in the Makers Lab 2

  • PCB printer Voltera V-One, incl. accessories
  • PCB milling machine LPKF Protomat S64, incl. accessories
  • Climate test chamber Weiss Umwelttechnik ClimeEvent C/600/40/3

Available software

  • Programming environments such as Arduino IDE, Visual Studio Code, PyCharm
  • LTSpice, KiCAD, Fritzing, Tinkercad (online)
  • Solidworks, FreeCAD, Inkscape
  • Slicing software for 3D printers: Ultimaker Cura and AnyCubic Photon Slicer64
  • Trotec Job Control 11
  • DAVID 5 3D scanner software
  • LPKF Circuit Pro 2.5

Key fields of expertise, Makers Lab

  • CAD construction and design (2D and 3D)
  • Digitization of real objects by means of a 3D scanner
  • Additive manufacturing and laser cutting, in sum rapid prototyping
  • Development and manufacturing of printed circuit boards (PCBs)
  • Development of IoT products
  • Product development

Link

Makers Lab

Contact details

E-Mail: Laboratory

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