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Research Centre

About us


The Research Centre of the Mechanical Department at Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology (LICET) stands as a beacon of innovation and academic excellence within the realm of mechanical engineering. Recognized and endorsed by the prestigious Center for Research, Anna University, our center is committed to fostering cutting-edge research, nurturing budding talent, and contributing to the advancement of mechanical engineering knowledge.

Research Focus Areas: Our research center encompasses a diverse array of focus areas within mechanical engineering, including but not limited to:

  • Fablab 
  • Coordinate measuring machine
  • Solar power station

Facilities and Infrastructure: Equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, computational resources, and experimental facilities, our research center provides an optimal environment for conducting cutting-edge research. From advanced simulation software to experimental setups, we offer the necessary infrastructure to support diverse research endeavors.


At the core of our mission lies a dedication to pushing the boundaries of mechanical engineering through rigorous research, collaboration, and academic pursuit. We aim to cultivate an environment where curiosity thrives, innovation flourishes, and solutions to complex engineering challenges emerge.

3D Printer
Build Volume25×21×21 cm (9.84″×8.3″×8.3″)
Layer height0.05 – 0.35 mm
Nozzle0.4mm default, wide range of other diameters/nozzles supported
Filament diameter1.75 mm
Supported materialsWide range of thermoplastics, including PLA, PETG, ASA, ABS, PC (Polycarbonate), CPE, PVA/BVOH, PVB, HIPS, PP (Polypropylene), Flex, nGen, Nylon, Carbon filled, Woodfill and other filled materials.
Max travel speed200+ mm/s
Max nozzle temperature300 °C / 572 °F
Max heatbed temperature120 °C / 248 °F
ExtruderDirect Drive, Bondtech gears, V6 hotend
Print surfaceRemovable magnetic steel sheets(*) with different surface finishes, heatbed with cold corners compensation
Printer dimensions (without spool)7 kg, 500×550×400 mm; 19.6×21.6×15.7 in (X×Y×Z)
Power consumptionPLA settings: 80W / ABS settings: 120W


c02 Laser cutter
Technical ParameterDetails
Working Size1300*900mm
Laser Power100W CO2 Laser Tube (EFR Laser Tube)
Laser TypeCO2
Working PlatformHoneycomb & Blade Bed with Up & Down Table
Working Speed≤1000mm/s
Resolution Rate±0.05mm
Supported Graphic FormatBMP, PLT, DST, AI, DXF, etc.
Cooling ModeWater Cooling and Protection System
Control SystemRD Cam System with WIFI
Driving SystemStepper Motor
Compatible SoftwareCorelDraw, AutoCAD, Photoshop
Working VoltageAC220V ±10%, 50~60Hz
Working Temperature0~45°C
Working Humidity5%~95% (without condensed water)
AccessoriesAir Compressor, Exhaust Fan
Packing Dimension142010201100 mm
Gross Weight≤400 KG

Dr. G. K. SathishKumar

Dr. D. Antony Prabu

Anna University Recognized Supervisors

Dr. L. Antony Michael Raj

Contact Us
Loyola Campus Nungambakkam,
Chennai – 600034.
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Phone : +91 – 44 – 28178490