Focused on exploration and product ideation, appLab™ is a unique idea lab where you can explore and achieve your vision without cutting corners and without compromise.
Exploration leads to faster development of state-of-the-art solutions. Outfitted with advanced thermoforming, prototyping, and testing equipment, you can develop, refine, and produce custom solutions that move your industry forward. The appLab™ truly is a space for rejecting the status quo and experimenting in what began as an engineer’s dream.
From Tensile to IZOD impact, the lab includes a wide range of material testing.
Years of exposure to sunlight and moisture can be simulated in weeks.
Full 5-axis CNC capabilities for machining prototype tooling and trimming parts.
One-of-a-kind, application-specific MAAC Machinery pressure former available for Rapid Prototyping.
Advanced equipment, including the FARO Laser Line Probe, enables adventurers to create an exact replica of any piece that crosses the appLab™ threshold.
Read our featured story about collaboration in the designLab® and appLab™ innovation centers, where design and engineering meet.
Start with an idea and leave with a prototype in hand. Work with our team of highly skilled engineers to develop the right part for the right application using the right material.
What are thermoplastics? Why is it better than other materials? How is it sustainable? How do I use it for my application? What are its properties?
All these questions and more can be answered with custom education programs curated to fit your needs.
Our team of seasoned engineers and specialists boast a broad knowledge base and history in the industry. Their experience ranges from the material manufacturing floor to quality control to part geometry to material processing. They are ready to help you achieve the best results for your project.