Fabrication Lab equipment

 

PLEASE NOTE: If you completed your induction before 10 May 2019 you will need to update your member record by calling us on 3842 9449 during The Edge opening HOURS or dropping into the space.  

 

Requirements

In order to book and use the resources in the Fabrication Lab, you must:

  • Sign up for a Library account
  • Attend the relevant induction
  • Complete and sign all paperwork when required

Read the Booking Terms and Conditions.

3D printer

Available on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 12 to 5.45pm. You can book up to 2 weeks in advance.

1 x 3D Printer/person.

Working area: 120(W) x 120(H) x 120(D). Material: ABS. File input: SD card with gcode files or USB via UP Studio software.

laser cutter

Laser Cutter

Available on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 12 to 5.45pm. You can book up to 2 weeks in advance.

Max 2 hours per person per week. Max 50 hours per year. Users must cancel 24 hours prior.

Working Area: 726 x 432 mm 
Max. thickness of material: The laser cutter is capable of cutting up to 10mm acrylic and 6mm wood. It will not cut metal. 
MDF is not safe to cut.
File Input: USB with any vector file format that Corel Draw can open ( .svg, .cdr, .ai etc). 

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Sewing Machine

Available on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 12 to 5.45pm. You can book up to 2 weeks in advance.

1 x Sewing Machine/person. 

 

Soldering Bench

Electronic Bench

Available on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 12 to 5.45pm. You can book up to 2 weeks in advance.

1 x Soldering Station/person. 

 

CNC router

CNC Router - Multicam

Available on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 12 to 5.45pm. You can book up to 2 weeks in advance.

1 x CNC Router/person. Max 4 hours per person per week. Max 50 hours per year. Users must cancel 24 hours prior.

Click here to check the material price list. Read here about using new and exotic materials.

The Fabrication Lab is open to community on the following days:

  • Wednesday 12–6pm (drop-in use only, no online bookings)
  • Thursday 12–6pm (Hack the Evening commences from 5.30pm)
  • Saturday 12–6pm