CNC ROUTING

The Shopbot PRS Alpha CNC Router can cut wood, plastics and foams up to 4 feet by 8 feet and up to 6 inches thick.  The router can create 2D cuts with variable depths and can also perform 3d relief carvings.

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Users are to bring in their own materials to cut on the router. MDF is the only exception; all users must purchase MDF through the lab to ensure that it is formaldehyde-free. All payment should be made with Bevo Bucks. Cutting times must be reserved through a lab proctor.

AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE

  • 3/4″ formaldehyde-free MDF
  • 3/4″ Maple Plywood
  • 1/2″ Birch Plywood
  • 3″ high-density EPS foam
  • 5″ high-density EPS foam
  • 3″ Insulation Foam

ACCEPTABLE MATERIALS

  • wood
  • wood composites
  • plastics
  • foams

Router Settings for 2D cuts

Router Instructions

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