L3 & E2 CNC Shops CLOSED officially until April 12th
There is only one CNC orientation for both spaces.
It takes place at the L3 shop.
Tuesday: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
E2 CNC Shop
E2 will be the main stop for any of your “CNC related” CAD questions. This will also be were you process specialty files such as Flip Files. Feel free to drop-in during our open hours and we will help you plan out your project in preparation for CNC use.
After discussing your project sign up for a CAM Consultation on Patron Portal for a 1.5 hours appointment at the L3 CNC Shop to write your CAM to be added into the Queue.
More information about our Submission based Production Shop can be found here.
Before students can use the CNC Machine Shop, Training must be completed by all students & faculty interested including those who want to use drop-off service. If you only need access to the Casting Room, please check in with the Technician ahead of time if you have not had a previous orientation.
Trainings take place in the L3 CNC Shop on the 3rd floor Room 306 of the 2 W 13th St. building and last around 1.5 hour.
Click the “Mandatory Orientation” button at the top of the page to reserve a spot at one of the CNC Trainings.
TWO-SIDED MACHINING a.k.a “FLIP FILES”
If your CAD file is designed in a way that requires both top and bottom sides to be CNC machined that is considered a Flip File. Flip files must be reviewed and approved by E2 staff using this submission form. here.
The CNC Shop, located at 25 East 13th Street (see map), is open to students who completed CNC training and are interested in independently working CNC into their current projects.
Tools for setting up specialty files are a 4’x8′ ShopBot CNC router with a vacuum bed, two Shopbot desktop CNC routers, and a ShopBot Buddy CNC router.