The FabLab Winti offers access to the digital production toolchain, workshops etc. public for everyone in the City and wider area of Winterthur, Switzerland - opened since December 2014.
Winterthur is a city with a long history of manufacturing and engineering. We see a strong correlation with the ZHAW Winterthur, University of applied sciences, with various faculties like the ZHAW School of Engineering. The public as well as students of the ZHAW shall benefit from the FabLab Winterthur and get easy access to 3D Printers, Lasercutters, CNC-machines etc. We plan to provide workshops for digital fabrication, programming (like or Arduino), 3D Printing etc. As per Pi-day, March 14, 2014 the FabLab Winti club has been founded. By the end of Sept. 2014 a crowdfunding campaign ended with 130% very successfully. On December 14, 2014 the FabLab Winti was opened. In 2015 the main focus is to establish the FabLab processes, enhance the machines and infrastructure, build up an exciting community among our members, create new partnerships and find additional sponsors. As per July 2015 the Lab offers: - Various trainings for 3D Printing, 3D Design, Lasercutting, Arduino etc. - A Lasersaur Lasercutter with 120 x 60 cm work area and exteneded height for putting in objecs up to 30 cm - 2 Ultimaker Original 3D Printers - 1 Ultimaker Origianl + (incl. Heatbed) - 1 Mendel Max 3D Printer - 1 X400 3D Printer - 8 PC Workstations - 3 Soldering stations - A conventional turning lathe