Ball-Nogues Studio
Custom software and electronics for the Installator, a custom CNC machine for dying, marking, and cutting cordage


The Installator.



Designer: Ball-Nogues Studio

Project: Installator

Links: Ball-Nogues Studio

Description: The Installator is a custom CNC machine designed and built by Ball-Nogues Studio to assist in manufacturing their string and bead chain based installations.


Our Role: Custom Application Software, Microcontroller Programming, and electronics design.


The Installator automatically dyes, marks, and cuts thousands of cord lengths based on data output by the custom software used to design the installations (also developed by Pylon Technical; see Echoes Converge and Unseen Current)