Learn how to set up and send a job to the laser cutter with our 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|