Who can use the laser cutter?
Laser cutting services are available to all current University of Puget Sound students, staff and faculty.
When is the laser cutter available?
Laser cutter use is by appointment only: http://pugetsound.libcal.com/appointment/16223
How much does it cost?
Use of the laser cutter will be charged at a rate of $0.25 per minute plus a $2.00 service fee.
What types of files work with the laser cutter?
Compatible File Types
What can be cut and/or engraved?
Aluminum, anodized (engrave only)
Glass (engrave only)
Leather, vegetable tanned
Rubber, laser grade
The Makerspace has a small supply of plywood and acrylic available for engraving and cutting on the laser cutter.
Materials brought in for cutting and engraving are subject to approval for use by the Makerspace staff.
Any painted, stained, or treated wood will not be cut or engraved in the laser cutter.
What size of material can be cut and/or engraved?
Cutting area: 20" x 12"
Engraving area: 18.4" x 12"
Maximum engraving height (material thickness): 1.25"
Maximum cutting height (material thickness): 0.25"