Equipment in the Innovation Center

In addition to large paper cutters, mats and tools, and PCs and a Mac with a variety of software, the Innovation Center also has the following equipment:

Trotec Laser Cutter

This laser cutter/engraver is a computer controlled printer that can burn designs into materials creating engravings and complete cuts.


Lulzbot and Prusa 3D Printers

A 3D printer that can create fun customized items like phone cases or cookie cutters, or for more functional uses, like recreating lost parts to a broken machine. Find free print ready files simply by searching the internet or create your own.


Cricut and Silhouette Vinyl Cutters

An electronic cutting machine that can be used for vinyl lettering, window cling designs, scrapbooking, gift and favor boxes, greeting cards, school projects, custom apparel and card making.


Bernina Embroidery Machine

Stitch intricate embroidery patterns, lettering, monograms or images onto fabric.


Juki Serger

A sewing machine that uses multiple threads to seam fabric while also overcasting to cover raw edges. It can be used for construction, finishing, or both at the same time.


Bernina Sewing Machine

Great for basic sewing projects including many different basic stitches and buttonhole features.


Arduino

An open-source electronic prototyping platform enabling users to create interactive electronic objects.


Raspberry Pi

A tiny and affordable computer that you can use to learn programming through fun, practical projects.


How much do materials cost?

MATERIAL COST
3D prints per gram $0.05/g
Sticker Vinyl (12 x 12 in.) $.50/sheet
Heat Transfer Vinyl (12 x 12 in.) $1/sheet
Transfer Paper (12 x 12 in.) $.15/sheet
Cardstock (8.5 x 11 in.) $.10/sheet
Wood ½ sheet (12 x 12 in.)
Baltic Birch, 3mm, 1/8in.
$1.75
Wood full sheet (12 x 24 in.)
Baltic Birch, 3mm, 1/8 in.
$3.50
Wood 1/2 sheet (12 x 12 in.)
Baltic Birch, 6mm, 1/4 in.
$2.25
Acrylic 12 x 12 in., one color (various)
3 mm, 1/8 in.
$7.50
Acrylic 12 x 24 in., one color (various)
3 mm, 1/8 in.
$15
Acrylic 12 x 12 in., two color (various)
1.6 mm, 1/16 in.
$6
Acrylic 12 x 24 in., two color (various)
1.6 mm, 1/16 in.
$12
Drinking Glass $1
Key Chain Hardware $0.05
Scrap Material $0.25
Embroidery Stabilizer $1

 

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