Welding Area

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The Welding Area at Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) consists mostly of Level 2 equipment.

Additional training is required to use our Level 2 equipment.


 Welding Area  hand tools should be marked with pink tape or paint or powder coating.

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

Classes and Training

New Member Orientation

Area Captain -- Trevor Banks

View all PPM Area Captains

Area Captain Duties

To help out in the Welding Area, contact the Area Captain on Slack.

Classes

Pikes Peak Makerspace announces its Upcoming events, including classes, on Meetup

Training

Learn to weld for $50 at General Air

For Additional Help

Use the PPM Slack channel #metal-shop


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Equipment Lists

Welding Equipment

Picture Item Manufacturer  Model Number  Estimated Value Manual Owner Problem Description
Welder Multimaster 260.jpg
Welder,

MIG, TIG and stick

Esab multimaster 260 PPM

(donated by Qualtek Manufacturing)

Fume Extractor
Fume Extractor PACE 8888-0825

?

none PPM
metal table,

2' x 8’

40” tall

N/A N/A

?

N/A PPM

(donated by Bristol)

HEAVY DUTY CUTTING & WELDING KIT FIREPOWER OXYFUEL 350

$399.99

N/A PPM
TORCH CART N/A N/A

$129.99

N/A PPM
ACETYLENE CYLINDER N/A 10 CF

$149.99

N/A PPM
OXYGEN CYLINDER N/A 20 CF

$199.99

N/A PPM
Titanium 45A

plasma cutter

$929.99

N/A PPM
Picture
Item
Manufacturer
 Model Number 
Estimated Value
Manual
Owner
Problem Description

Hand Tools

Picture Item Manufacturer Model Number Estimated Value Manual Owner Problem Description
BESSEY CORNER METAL CLAMP BESSEY WSM-9

$228.99

N/A PPM
WELDING CLAMP/PLIERS HOBART 770115

$9.39

N/A PPM
LOCKING C CLAMP IRWIN 9SP

$14.99

N/A PPM
WELDING HELPER PLIERS EASTWOOD 081806A

$18.99

N/A PPM
LOCKER N/A N/A

$750

N/A PPM
ACE LOCK ACE HARDWARE CODE 1551

$18.99

ON LINE PPM
ADJUSTABLE WRENCH FULLER

$17.99

N/A PPM
 Picture 
Item
Manufacturer
 Model Number 
 Estimated Value 
Manual
 Owner 
 Problem Description 
 Welding Area  hand tools should be marked with pink tape or paint or powder coating.
Return all tools to their proper location after use. This rule applies to all areas of our Makerspace.


Donations Received

Wish List

Pikes Peak Makerspace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so we can provide a receipt for any donations you make.

Benefits and Policies

PPM Member Benefits

(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft of Colorado Springs 10% discount    4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Logo CO Lumber
CO Lumber Specialties 10% discount 3636 Stone Avenue
Logo General Air
GENERAL AIR 10% discount 3031 N Nevada Ave.
Logo ACE
ACE Hardware Uintah Gardens 10% discount 1830 W Uintah Street


Map of stores that provide PPM member discounts
Map of helpful local resources curated by our makers


Equipment Reservations

Materials

Donate for "General Supplies" via PayPal: bit.ly/ppmstuff
Or, leave donations in a black payment box, or use a QR code.

Red Tags

Use a Red Tag, which can be found in the red tag area, to designate broken equipment.

Scrap and Trash

Collect scrap plain paper, PLA and PETG plastics, and metals for recycling.
Empty recycling and trash into our dumpster at the back (south side) of the building.
Leave the space better than you found it.

Software

Fusion 360

See Also

Links to other PPM Wiki pages (internal links):

Sandblasting Cabinet
Powder Coating
Powder Coating Area
Metal Shop

Curated Links

Links to other sites (external links):

ESAB Knowledge Center

Other Fun Stuff

Links to other sites (external links):

Welding for Woodworkers
Jamie Hyneman On Welding in His Workshop




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