Automated Basketball Arm
The Automated Basketball Arm is capable of shooting greater than 90% from any distance between four and 17 feet at the average NBA player height of 6’7” with the option of varying the player height by 24 inches. The arm motion is facilitated by a linear actuator, DC motor, and gear train that is operated via a custom-developed LabVIEW program.
The affordable hardwood grading system is fully automated and capable of grading green hardwood lumber. The system is affordable and adaptable, being used by smaller mills and lumberyards who are not high-speed production factories. With machine learning, the system is self-learning, capable of grading more accurately, and efficiently than a human grader.
Portable Ham Radio
A rugged transceiver, laptop PC, and communications software were integrated with a team-designed antenna for future research at Penn State Altoona.
Shred and Sort
Phase 1 Shred and Sort is an integrated system that can shred shoe components and sort by their color through a human-machine interface. The project was sponsored by UnisBrands.
Software Defined Radio
A low cost and low power SDR receiver that can receive frequencies from .1Mhz to 2000Mhz. To be combined with a simple and easy to use user interface.
Steel Deburring Drum
The Deburring Drum is a rotating drum designed to remove slag and other debris from the steel pieces placed inside. These pieces are too small to safely use a hand grinder to do the same operation.
Water Hammer Valve
This project is a valve designed to purposely create the water hammer effect. For the means of utilizing the energy for metal forming.
The CNC Waterjet Cutter is a form of subtractive manufacturing using high pressure and high-velocity water as well as abrasive particles to cut a different kind of stock materials.
Fall and Spring
Mon–Thur | 7 a.m.–11 p.m.
Fri | 7 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sat | 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sun | Closed