Fab Lab Tulsa's machinery works with a wide range of materials from plastic and wood to composites and metals.
Lab Furnished Materials
Members are able to utilize some free materials provided by the lab in moderation. Most projects have member furnished materials.
Member Furnished Materials
Member furnished materials must satisfy the following requirements:
1) materials must be compatible with Fab Lab Tulsa's machinery and PPE
2) materials must not present a hazard to the lab environment.
Members are expected to clean up, discard and/or remove waste material from their fabrication activities before leaving the lab.
Lab Sold Materials
Some machinery will be entirely restricted to using material purchased directly from Fab Lab Tulsa's online portal.
This is to assure the machines operate in a safe and predictable manner.
Usage Guidelines - All Materials
Any foreign material brought into the lab must be:
2) Compatible with the lab’s machinery
Observe posted material safety signs in the lab.
Lab members will furnish a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) at the request of lab staff for any material they bring into the lab. If a material cannot be identified it cannot be used in the lab. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Prohibited materials include but are not limited to:
explosives or accelerants
Select Material Suppliers
Tulsa PlasticsLocal plastics distributor with anything from Acrylic to Zytel
WoodcraftLocal quality woods, woodworking tools and supplies
Rule CompanyLocal vendor of US standard & metric fasteners
Specialty MaterialsLocal vinyl supplier specializing in heat transfer vinyl
HobbyTownLocal vendor of 3D printer filament, other items
Plastic Engineering of TulsaLocal vendor of acrylic sheets
Johnson Plastics PlusWebsite of laser safe items and trophy blanks
MatterHackersWebsite of 3D printer filament
Delvie's PlasticsBuy Acrylic sheets, many colors. Use FABLABTULSA for a discount at checkout!
Metal SupermarketsLocal metal supplier
Alro SteelLocal metal supplier
Fellers Sign and Graphic SupplyVinyl supplier local to Tulsa
Reece SupplyLocal supplier of vinyl, HTV, transfer tape, printing supplies
A1 Sheet MetalsSheet metal supplier in tulsa