Services

Fabrication

Furniture and Material Testing

Fabrication

The Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics (CAMAL) provides fabrication and prototyping services for both internal NC State projects and external customers on a limited basis. Polymer and metal-based additive technologies are also available.

For more information, go to our Fabrication Page.

Contact

Dr. Tim Horn
camalinforequests@ncsu.edu.

Furniture and Material Testing

Since 1997, Dr. Harvey West has answered the furniture industry’s questions about design, construction, and reliability. His lab houses four computer-controlled pneumatic flexible furniture testing frames – The Bifmatics:

  • a 20,000 lb. capacity universal materials testing machine
  • a computer-controlled fatigue testing device
  • two programmable environmental chambers

The lab is also equipped with several state-of-the-art, high-powered, digital microscopes.

For more information, go to our Furniture and Material Testing Page.

Contact

Dr. Harvey West
919.515.8527
hawest@ncsu.edu