Camosun Technology Access Centre

Camosun College, Victoria, British Columbia
What the facility does

CTAC supports companies adopting advanced manufacturing technologies with product development and process improvement services.

Area(s) of Expertise

Camosun’s Technology Access Centre provides product development and process improvement services to Vancouver Island-based manufacturers. We help companies adopt advanced manufacturing technologies and are a key link between the manufacturing sector and Camosun’s students and faculty. Camosun specializes in advanced manufacturing, rapid prototyping, 3D scanning, composites tooling and parts manufacturing, productivity enhancement & automation, technology, and human performance.

Research Services
  • 3D design & rapid prototyping
  • Automation
  • Concept ideation, validation & design review
  • Consumer focus groups
  • Corporate on-site & in-house training
  • Cost avoidance
  • Customized technology demonstrations
  • Design Services
  • Field trials/simulation
  • Interactive Workshops
  • Literature reviews
  • Manufacturing process design and development
  • Open houses - facility & personnel
  • Process optimization
  • Product Design & Development
  • Project management
  • Regulatory guidance
  • Rental of space & equipment
  • Retail product label & packaging review
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Sample analysis & testing
  • Workflow consultation
  • Technology validation and transfer
Sectors of Application
  • Management and business related services
  • Manufacturing and processing

Name of specialized facility 

Name of equipment in use


ABB IRB 120 Robot with Cognex vision system


ABB IRB 140 Welding Robot with Fronius Cold Metal Transfer (CMT) Welder


Carbon Fiber Printer


Content Management System


Condor VC Weiler High Precision Toolroom Lathe


Fortus 400mc FDM Rapid Prototyping Machine


Go!Scan 20™, Go!Scan 50™, Creaform Laser Scanner ? Creaform 3D Laser Scanner


Manual Fronius CMT Aluminum Welder


Matsuura MX-520 PC4 5-Axis CNC MX-520 CNC Machining Centre


MVP Tooling Compound Applicator for Composites


OMAX 60120 Precision Jetmachining Center 5-Axis waterjet cutter