Microlaze, a system for automated laser micromachining, is the main tool used to construct the kit of parts.
Based on a G-code file translated from a DXF file, this system can cut or score a variety of materials.
Details of how it is used to make the parts can be found in the construction kit part recipes section.
fixture is the addtional tool needed (besides the Microlaze system
mentioned above) to fabricate the hollow, triangular cross section,
stainless steel beam kit components.
is the tool at the heart of the automation process. It is used to
perform the automated or semi-automated dexterous manipulation of the
construction kit parts into their final 2D configuration.
Hardware Manual for Constructing the Ortho-tweezers