The LACI Advanced Prototyping Center (APC) is more than a makerspace: we’re a community of entrepreneurs, artists, inventors and startups working in a world-class collaborative workspace.

TAKE A GUIDED TOUR: Get an insider's look at our labs, shops and equipment by signing up for a tour of our campus at lkic.la.

APC in action
*All members must meet safety and training qualifications to access equipment.
Room 404
Digital Prototyping Center
  • CAD/CAM Software - AutoDesk Suites
  • CAD/CAM/Simulation Software Solidworks
  • Simulation Software - Ansys
  • Simulation Software - ProSim
Room 414
Print and Sewing Lab
  • Copy Machine
  • Large Format Printer
  • 3D Printers
  • Industrial Sewing Machine
  • Industrial 5-thread Overlock Machine
Room 423
Electronics Lab
  • Multimeter
  • Soldering Iron
  • Rework Station
  • Power Supply
  • Function Generator
  • Oscilloscope
  • Small Drill Press
  • National Instruments Controllers/DAQ
  • USB Microscope
  • Fume Hood
Room 416
Biochemistry Wet Lab
  • Pipette
  • Vortex
  • Centrifuge
  • Refrigerated Centrifuge
  • Scale
  • Vacuum Pump
  • Vacuum Oven
  • Hot Plate
  • Microscope
  • pH Meter
  • Sonicator
  • Autoclave
  • Thermocycler
  • Biospectrometer
  • Water Filtration Unit
  • Fume Hood
Room 421
Core Lab
  • Gas Chromatograph
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Orbital Shaker
Room 408
Machine Shop
  • Laser Cutter
  • FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) 3D Printer
  • Polyjet (Stereolithography) 3D Printer
  • Cold Saw
  • Horizontal Band Saw
  • Vertical Band Saw
  • Drill Press
  • 3-Axis CNC Mill
  • Manual Lathe
  • Sand Blaster
  • CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) Metrology
Room 419
Welding & Finishing Shop
  • MIG Welder
  • TIG Welder
  • 8” Wheel Grinder
  • 2” Belt Grinder
  • 20” Disc Grinder
Job shop
Job shop part
APC Job Shop

Getting parts made for your prototype is easy. The APC JobShop is a service for those who have a design ready but don’t have the facility or equipment to create it themselves. Our experienced team can help execute your project and accelerate your timeline. Services include:
Waterjet • CNC Mill • Lathe • Roland Large Format Printing
Contact us at jobshop@laci.org for more details.

APC in action