Milling at U-SoA

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At the Model Shop, students have access to a new ShopBot PRS Alpha CNC in addition to an older ShopBot Buddy CNC. The PRS Alpha has a 48” x 96” bed, a 14” Z axis, a more powerful spindle and faster travel speeds. It is also equipped with an automatic 10 tool changer and a hold down vacuum system. The ShopBot Buddy has a bed size of 24” x 48”.

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UM_SoA_CNC Guide

Capabilities

CNC 3 Axis Milling on projects up to 48” x 96”

Reserving Time

Please fill out the form below and set up an initial appointment to set up your files. Please note this initial appointment is only for file set up and does not ensure your file will be cut the same day. Once your file has been set up and approved, the monitor will schedule a cut time based on your availability and trained lab monitors. 

Appointments

Milling Your Files

Once the mill file has been completed and your appointment has been scheduled. Please come to the Model Shop 30 minutes prior to your start time to prepare your material and warm up the spindle.

Acceptable Materials

Plywood
Hardwood
Acrylic
Polyethylene
Polypropylene
1/8" Aluminum

Additional materials may be cut with Lab Assistant approval.