Infrastructure at PPM

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Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) is dedicated to supporting our maker community in their creative process by providing shared space, shared tools, materials and a knowledge base to turn their ideas into reality.

Safety First

Members must know the following information:

In case of emergency, call 911

Our physical location is:
735 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
use this when ordering pizza or an ambulance

PPM Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan maps are posted throughout the Makerspace.
There are 7 fire extinguishers on the fire escape plan map. Review the PPM Fire Escape Plan for locations.

First Aid

There is a FIRST AID Supply Cabinet in our Kitchen Area.
FIRST AID Kits are available in four areas: the Kitchen, Metal Shop, Wood Shop and CNC Room.

Eye Wash Stations

Emergency Eye & Face Wash Stations are mounted in four areas: the Kitchen, Wood Shop, CNC Room and Vented Room.

Personal Protective Equipment

Wear protective equipment in all Wood and Metal Shop Areas.
Wear gloves when using Isopropyl Alcohol and other cleaners.

Hazardous Chemicals

All hazardous chemicals must be stored in the yellow hazardous chemical storage cabinet located in the vented room.
Review the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information of unknown products before use.
SDS information is available via the QR code on the hazardous chemical storage cabinet or this link.
Do not bring dangerous chemicals to the makerspace.
Spray paint, stains, and other approved items must be stored in the hazardous chemical storage cabinet in the vented room.
Please DO NOT paint indoors.

Covid-19 notice

Computer Infrastructure

Makerspace Server

Computer System Estimated Value CPU Memory Storage Owner Status Problem Description
Server Dell R720


6 core Xeon E5-2620 @ 2.00GHz (2x) 64GB ECC DDR3 1333 MHz WD 300GB (16x)

SAS Interface,

Usable size 1.6T


(donated by Jason Taylor)


Pi-hole Network-wide Ad Blocking
Wi-Fi (Fiber Gigabit Internet, included with membership)
Ring video doorbell (north door)
Security cameras (interior and exterior)
RFID-controlled entrances (2 -- north and south doors)
RFID tool access (under development, 03/11/22 Steve Leininger)


Air compressor(s)
Chain hoist (in Metal Shop)
Tool carts
Furniture dollies (2)
Hand trucks (2-wheelers)
Pallet jack donated 02/21/22 by Qualtek Manufacturing


The Building

Exterior lighting
Security cameras
Parking (free)
Roof, drone footage
Roof, solar panels, (stored, not installed)
Our neighbors
PikeRide -- Electric Bike Share
Wolf and Key -- Marketing

See Also

Links to other PPM Wiki pages (internal links):


PPM Wiki Main Page  |  Shared Tools  |  Interactive Map