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The Creative Technology Lab Service Bureau Laser Cutters are accessible to all current FCAD students, faculty, and staff producing prototypes for academic or scholarly research projects. Laser cutting, carried out at the Creative Technology Lab facility in DCC B-level, is a staff-run operation where digital files are processed on a first-submit-first-serve basis.

Equipment

A line drawing of the Epilog - Fusion M2 Laser Cutter.

Epilog - Fusion M2 (1)

(40" x 28")

Epilog - Fusion M2

Access First-submit-first-served; one laser/user; staff-run                               
Type CO2
Bed size 40” x 28”
Working area 39.5" x 27.5"
Templates Adobe Illustrator (.ai), external link, opens in new window | AutoCAD (.dwg), external link, opens in new window
File Nomenclature First_Lastname_Date_Filename
(Example: Jane_Doe_Jan1_FinalProject)
File Submission
google formLaser Cutting Submission Form, external link, opens in new window
Equipment Pricing $0.35/min
Pick up location
288 Church St.
Payment OneCard, opens in new window (students) or CashCard, opens in new window (faculty & staff)
A line drawing of the Trotec - SP500 Laser Cutter.

Trotec - SP500 (1)

(49" x 28")

Trotec - SP500

Access First-submit-first-served; one laser/user; staff-run                                    
Type CO2
Bed size 49” x 28”
Working area 48.5" x 27.5"
Templates Adobe Illustrator (.ai), external link, opens in new window | AutoCAD (.dwg), external link, opens in new window
File Nomenclature First_Lastname_Date_Filename
(Example: Jane_Doe_Jan1_FinalProject)
File Submission
google formLaser Cutting Submission Form, external link, opens in new window
Equipment Pricing  $0.35/min
Pick up location 288 Church St.
Payment OneCard, opens in new window (students) or CashCard, opens in new window (faculty & staff) 

Manuals & Templates

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Laser Cutting Guide (coming soon!)

File Submission

Materials & Pricing

Equipment

Laser Cutter
Time Price
Epilog Laser  1 minute
$0.35
Trotec SP50 Laser                    1 minute
$0.35

Due to COVID-19 and necessary operational changes, the Service Bureau will only be processing our materials on our laser cutters at this time.
Please review the tables below for the Service Bureau material selection.

Wood

Material
Thickness Size Price
Baltic Birch Ply 1/8"  30" x 18"
30" x 12"
$2.01
$1.34
MDF 1/8"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$1.95
$1.30

Acrylic

Material
Thickness Size Price
Clear                      
1/16"            32" x 18"   
32" x 12"  
$18.91
$12.60
Clear 1/8"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$16.21
$10.81
Clear 1/4"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$33.00
$22.00
Frosted    1/8"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$20.31
$13.54
Frosted    1/4"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$36.87
$24.58
White 1/16"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$18.91
$12.60
White 1/8"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$18.92
$12.61
White 1/4"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$38.70
$25.80
Black 1/16"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$18.91
$12.60
Black 1/8"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$37.62
$25.08
Black 1/4"  32" x 18"
32" x 12"
$50.42
$33.61

Payment & Pick Up

Service Bureau staff will email patrons once their submitted files are processed and ready for payment/pick up. Patrons must book appointments for pick ups through links provided in confirmation emails, and are responsible for arriving on time for their appointments. Missed appointments will require re-bookings.

The Service Bureau requires payment by Ryerson OneCards (students) or CashCards (faculty/staff) at the pick up time. Patrons should load sufficient funds onto cards before appointments.

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