The Universal PLS 6.150D laser cutter can etch the surface and cut through certain materials.  The laser cutter can accommodate materials up to 32 inches by 18 inches.  Etched materials can be up to 7 inches thick, while cutting is usually limited to 1/4 of an inch or less. Cutting times must be reserved using the sign up sheet on-site. There are two laser cutters available.



  • paper
  • vellum
  • fabric
  • leather
  • chipboard
  • museum Board
  • masonite
  • corrugated cardboard
  • wood + plywood
  • acrylic (i.e. Plexiglass and Lucite) – up to 1/4″ thick
  • polyethylene terephthalate
  • polyethylene
  • acetate

Laser Cutter Instructions

Dept. of Art and Art History