Learn how to set up and send a job to the laser cutter with our tutorial.
Adjust power and speed settings for your material using this tutorial.
These laser Cutter are located on the studio floors. Two laser cutters per floor.
You need to watch a safety video and register for laser cutter access in order to use this equipment.
Studio Laser Cutters
|32” Wide x 18” Long x 4” High Focal Point|
|Training/Tutorials||An online tutorial is available here. Print tutorials are posted in the laser cutter rooms.|
|Approved Materials to Cut||
Laser Cutters on the 4th -7th Floors:
You Can Cut the Following Materials on the Laser Cutters:
You Can Not Cut the Following Materials on the Laser Cutters:
Composite Wood Products: MDF, OSB, Particle Board, etc.
If you are unsure, about cutting a specific material, please see a DM staff member FIRST!
|4.||Material Cutting Guidelines||
Rules of Operation - Failure to follow these rules WILL result in Disciplinary Action AND can lead to extended loss of access to this equipment.
High Risk of Fire - Do not leave this machine unattended while cutting for ANY reason.
DO NOT use the laser cutter outside of its operating hours of 8:00AM to Midnight, 7 days a week.
Wait 1-2 minutes BEFORE opening the laser cutter lid when cutting plastics.
DO NOT Stare directly at the laser cutter beam while cutting.
AVOID repeated visible flames while cutting.
Laser Cutter Reservations: 1 Hour Per Day Per Laser Cutter for a Max of 2 Consecutive Days
DO NOT Cut on Top of the Laser Cutters - Use the provided cutting tables in the room.
Cutting on top of Laser Cutter = Required replacement of laser cutter top = Increase in Laser Cutter Costs to YOU!
If you see a Fire, USE THE FIRE EXTINGUISHER located right outside the laser cutter room!
|6.||Access to Machine||Refer to the Laser Room Lab web page|