Spring 2017 Hours

TBD
 
*CNC router can only be operated during CAED Shop hours
 

Laser Cutter Acceptable Materials

It is your It’s your responsibility to accurately identify and measure your material.
Calipers are available in the lab.

Paper and Board

Material Name Thickness (in)
Bristol Board 1ply
2ply
 
Chipboard 1ply
2ply
.044
.058

Corrugated Cardboard

1/8"

3/16"

1/4"

.123

.152

.25

Crescent Board 1ply
3ply
 
Foilboard 1ply .018
Illustration Board 100# .09
Mat Board 1ply .05
Museum Board

2ply

4ply

.027

.06

Newsboard

1ply
2ply

3ply

.05

.08

.13

Process Board 100# .05
Taskboard

1/64"

1/32"

1/8"

.039

.064

.125

Vellum Sheet .003

Plexiglass

Material Thickness (in)
Plexiglass

.03125, .0625, .086, .093, .11, .2280

Wood

Material Thickness (in)
Basswood .0325, .042, .09, .093, .125, .1875, .25, .68
Birch Plywood .125, .195, .232
Handy Panel .125
Masonite .1875
MDF .22
Sand Ply .2025
 

Prohibited Materials

The following materials can not be cut on the laser cutter:

  • Lexan
  • PVC
  • Styrene
  • Polycarbonate
  • Vinyl
  • Foam Core
  • Metals

 

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