Working With FABWorks

UCI has entered Phase 2 of Research Activities for Grad Students and Post-Docs.   With this are updated Standard Operating Procedures and a required request form to reserve equipment.  Please review the SOP before making your equipment request.


Undergraduate students:   We can help you!  Although access to FAB Works has been restricted, we can do 3D prints and material cutting for you.  Please complete this form and follow the instructions to email files.


Offering experiential learning opportunities, FABWorks is a facility that reinvents the way people create and innovate. As part of UCl’s Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation (IDMI) in the Samueli School of Engineering, FABWorks offers space in the Calit2 Building where users can design and fabricate almost anything, providing access to a host of machines and technical staff ready to offer machine training and design help.

Among FABWorks’ prosumer grade (above consumer grade) equipment are 3-D printers and scanners, networked computer-controlled milling machines, laser cutters, electronics development and diagnostics equipment, industrial sewing machines and more. The FABWorks space offers expanded opportunities for those interested in hands-on, advanced-manufacturing experience and creates a hub where creativity can propel next-generation technologies.

Contact FABWorks

 To contact us for information or to schedule a reservation, you may email or call us.  You can learn about our equipment using the drop-down menu below.  Email or call to check availability and send us a reservation request.  Please be aware that this is a lab space and as such, closed toed shoes and long pants are a requirement.  If you are a new user to FAB Works you will be asked to read and sign the Access Agreement Form

Phone: (949) 824-4105

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University of California, Irvine
2302 Calit2 Building
Irvine, CA 92697-2800