• MAKER SERVICES

MAKER SERVICES

No time to wait for training or assistance to develop your prototype? MIDAS Lab offers prototyping and fabrication services to help you started – fast!

We support you to invent, create and launch a new product to market. Hire one of our consultants to prepare your prototype.

Your business is unique – so are the solutions at MIDAS Lab to help you prototype and commercialize your ideas.

Our makers can provide:

    • Side-by-side fabrication – training and prototyping can happen simultaneously to learn on the job. Don’t let steep learning curves derail your new endeavour: MIDAS Lab can help your idea transition into reality while receiving on-the-job training.
    • MIDAS Lab professional fabrication services  – your prototype transformed with ease from concept to reality. MIDAS can assist with the 2D/3D design, prototype creation on any of our pieces of advanced fabrication equipment. You are in full control to set expectations, timelines and budgets suited to your business needs.
      • Research, development and prototyping – support starting at $150 / hour
      • Software 2D & 3D design – using Engineering, CNC software applications including AutoCAD, Solidworks and Adobe Creative Suite
      • Fabrication equipment operation – including 3D scanning, 3D printing, CNC milling equipment, wood and metal working and electronics

Maker services

3D Printing

Midas offers a wide array of 3D printing and Materials. Parts can be sent raw off the printer, or coated in epoxy and painted. Types of services include:

ABS

Traditional FDM 3D printing. One of the most widely used types of 3D printing.

Max Accuracy: 0.4mm

Max Build Size: 500mm cubed

RESIN

Printed in photoreactive resin. Similar Strength to PLA, although far more accurate.

Max Accuracy: 140 microns

Max Build Volume: 145 length; x; 145 width; x; 175 height

NYLON 

Our advanced materials 3D printer can use Nylon, Kevlar, Carbon fibre, and Fiberglass.

Max Accuracy: 0.4mm

Build Volume: 320 mm x 132 mm x 154 mm

Pricing: $60 base cost + Materials 

Accepted Models: STL, OBJ, FBX, DWG, STEP

*Models larger than build volume can be cut into several pieces and reassembled after printing. Epoxy and steel rods are inserted to preserve strength.

Laser cutting

For cutting wood & plastic sheets, and engraving photographs or vectors. Custom cups, bottles, and mugs are all available. Materials are also available on demand with a small markup for transport.

Machine Size: 24x39in

Pricing: $60 base cost + Materials. 

*If multiple cut paths, hours will be switched to standard MFH rate. This will be reflected in the initial quote

CNC Machining (Shop Bot)

For cutting large sheets of wood, foam, and plastic. Creating molds and engraving with a variety of specialized cutting heads.

Machine Size: 24x39in

Pricing: $75 base cost + Materials. 

*If multiple cut paths, hours will be switched to standard MFH rate. This will be reflected in the initial quote

3D Scanning

Midas has several types of 3D scanners, all of which can be transported on site for data collection. Scanning can go as accurate as 0.1 microns. You will be provided with point cloud data and a 3D mesh. Photogrammetry data is optional.

Pricing: Standard MFH hours $150/hr (plus potential)