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The Techno CNC can process hardwoods, softwoods, dense foams, and plastic sheets. The maximum material size for this machine is 48inx24inx4in. The quality and duration of the job depends on the type of router bits and type of milling job. For a more accurate quote, contact the digital shop technician. This machine is located in the Warehouse
 
** This machine has a minimum cutting fee of $15.00 this includes 30 minutes of cutting and 30 minutes of file setup. After the initial 30 minutes, cut time and file preparation accumulate at a rate of $0.25 a minute. First two cutting bits are free any additional bit changes add $5.00 per bit.** 
 

Shop-Bot CNC Machine


The Shop-Bot CNC can process hardwoods, softwoods, dense foams, and plastic sheets. The maximum material size for this machine is 96inx48inx4in. The quality and duration of the job depends on the type of router bits and type of milling job. For a more accurate quote, contact the digital shop technician. This machine is located in the Comstock Arts Building.
 
 ** This machine has no minimum cutting fee and is only operated by students who have received the appropriate training. Jobs on this machine cannot exceed 6 hours of cut time. Students can rent cutting bits from the shop for a fee of $5.00 per bit per job. If student supply their own bits this process is 100% free (excluding the price of material).*

Material Usage

  • All materials used for CNC Milling must be checked by a technician on staff before loading the material on to the machine.
  • Severely bent, warped, or damaged material will not be allowed on any CNC machine.
  • All unknown materials will require the submission of a material safety data sheet.
  • Most woods, foams, and plastics are CNC compatible.
  • Students can supply their own materials or buy them directly from the shop through Papercut.
  • Before making any material purchases check with a technician on staff if the material you would like to use is compatible with the process.
  • Denser materials take longer to machine. Keep this in mind when budgeting for a project.

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