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60,000 square feet of space focused on rapid innovation, disruption, and audacious projects. 

We have 20,000 sq. ft. dedicated to testing, prototyping, and innovation with another 40,000 sq. ft. of flex space for demonstrations, events, and exercises.

We are not open to the public and located in a secure facility. Please contact us on how to gain access.


Visit the Lab

To schedule a visit to tour the lab email



Open Lab: Tuesday 8:30-4pm 

By Appointment only Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 


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Lab Capabilities


 60,000 sqft of equipment and tools

Indoor UAV cage 

Above ground water tank 

Material characterization equipment 

Accelerated corrosion testing 

Thermal imaging for failure analysis

Additive Manufacturing (ABS/PLA/Metal)

Mixed Reality lab space

Ready access to the waterfront 

High-Speed Commercial Internet 

Meeting/Collaboration Space

Stage with Audio/Video 

The LAB: About
The LAB: Classes


Above Ground Pool: ​

  • 75,000 gallons fresh water training tank. 

  • 25' wide x 50' long x 12' high with portholes on the side

  • Our test pool can offer you a wide variety of scenarios and options.

  • This is a resource available for dive operations, ROV testing, waterproofing tests, or any other reasons a Fathomwerx user may need to put personnel or equipment into a controlled aquatic environment

  • The tank often serves as an intermediary proving ground for technologies wishing to conduct operations at sea aboard the M/V Independence or other vessels as part of the Coastal Trident / ANTX Program.

Additive Manufacturing:

  • Lulzbot Taz 6 (x2): for printing in plastics

  • Lulzbot Mini: for printing in plastics (PLA/ABS/PETG/other common filaments)

  • Upbox+: for printing in plastics (PLA/ABS/PETG/Carbon Fiber Mix/Metallics/Other common filaments) 

  • General Electric Dual Laser M2 / 3D Metal Printer: Supports the following metals: 

    • Stainless Steel 316

    • Stainless Steel 17-4 PH

    • Maraging Steel M300

    • Aluminum AlSi10Mg

    • AluminumAlSi7Mg

    • Nickel 718

    • Nickel 625

    • Titanium Ti6Al4V Grade 23

    • Cobalt CoCrMo

  • Prusa i3 Mk3 (PLA/ABS/PETG/Carbon Fiber Mix/Metallics/Other common filaments) 


Materials Testing:

  • Accelerated Weathering Tester

  • Drop Shape Analyzer

  • EZT-430i Controller

  • Flir Thermal Imager

  • Microclimate Chamber

  • Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate Tester


Milling and Metal Work:

  • Haas MiniMill CNC Machine

  • Jet Box and Pan Brake

  • Baileigh Hydraulic Shear

  • Baileigh Hydraulic Notcher

  • Miller MIG 350 Welder

  • Miller Spectrum 625 Plasma Cutter

  • Jet ZX Large Bore Lathe

  • Dewalt Miter Saw w/ Abrasive Discs

  • Dewalt 4.5” Angle Grinder

  • Jet 8” Industrial Bench Grinder

  • Assorted Hand Tools, blades, bits, parts, and supplemental equipment for each above item

Mixed Reality Lab Space: 

  • Z - Space (3D Modeling)

  • HoloLense2 (Augmented Reality)

  • Zeiss Cinemizer OLED (Virtual Reality)

  • HP VR Headset (Virtual Reality) 

  • HTC Vive Pro (Virtual Reality) 

  • Predator Triton 500 Laptops for design of AR/VR/3D modeling program


Woodworking and Misc Tools:

  • Comco Plus Mini Cabinet Blaster

  • ALC Cabinet Blaster (x2)

  • Sawstop Table Saw 

  • Jet Vertical 14” Band Saw (for wood and metal)

  • Jet Elite Horizontal Band Saw (for wood and metal)

  • Jet Combination Sander

  • Dewalt Random Orbit Sander

  • Jet 13” Planer

  • Dewalt Router w/Fixed and Plunge Bases

  • Skii7 ¼” Circular Saw

  • Powermatic 48” Wood Lathe

  • Jet 15” Variable Speed Drill Press (for wood and metal)

  • Assorted Hand Tools, blades, bits, parts, and supplemental equipment for each above item

Drone Cage: 

  • 50' wide x 25' long and almost 40 feet tall - our drone cage offers plenty of space to test projects.

Collaboration Space: 

  • Two conference tables with 10 folding tables available for supplemental seating or to create a classroom environment.

  • Keurig coffee machine, microwave, and small refrigerator available for day use

  • Microsoft Surface Pro Touchscreen computer/monitor available for day use

  • 55' HD Surface Pro Touchscreen computer/monitor available for day use 

  • Projector and screen also available 

  • 12' x 16' stage 

  • Single speaker PA/Microphone system 

  • Commercial Wi-Fi


Unique Assets

Need a safe place to test your crazy creations?


Above ground pool

75,000 gallons of the controlled test environment. 25' wide x 50' long x 12' high with portholes on the side our test pool can offer you wide variety of scenarios and options.


Drone Cage

50" wide x 25" long and almost 40 feet tall our drone cage offers plenty of space to test your projects.

The LAB: Facilities
The LAB: List

3D Metal Printer

The metal 3D printing technology allows to create custom parts in a very short turnaround time (240mm x 240 mm build plate). 


Advanced Materials & Weather Testing

Hot, UV, Salty, and more. FATHOMWERX is the only setup to handle non reactive metals in our M2!

The LAB: The Team

Founding Partners

The LAB: Contact



319 Ponoma Street 

Port Hueneme, CA 93041


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