Reservation Rules

Laser

  • Only those who have taken the laser training class can use the laser.
  • Have your settings checked before running the laser.
  • A maximum of 1 hour at a time can be reserved at a time and  2 hours a day per person.
  • Projects requiring more time must be approved by an instructor or lab manager.
  • A minimum of a 1-hour gap must be between reserving consecutive blocks of time.
  • Your time includes set up on the laser, computer, and cleanup.
  • A person cannot leave the laser; the laser will be paused if nobody is watching it. Your time will not be extended if you leave the laser and your cut/ engraving is not finished.

Lulzbot Taz 6 & Makerbot

  • Before reserving a 3D printer estimate the print time in the slicing software. Be sure to multiple this number by 1.5 to give yourself a buffer
  • Prints over 6 hours long should be started at the end of the day for overnight printing.
  • Prints over 12 hours need to be approved by a shop manger or instructor
  • You must stay with the 3D printer for the first 30 minutes of the print and continually check it through out the printing process.
  • For experimental forms or materials you must stay with the 3D printer the complete time.

CNC Router

  • Only those with proper training can sign up to reserve the CNC router.
  • Your time includes set up on the router, computer, and cleanup.
  • Block out your requested time and initial within that area.
  • You must have your completed and signed work sheet.
  • USB drive with your .nc file ready to go.
  • You must wear
    • Closed toed shoes
    • Long pants
    • Safety Glasses
  • If any of these rules are not followed you will forfeit your time slot.
  • A person cannot leave the CNC Router; the machine will be turned off if nobody is watching it.

CNC Plasma

  • Only those with proper training can sign up to reserve the CNC router.
  • Your time includes set up on the plasma, computer, and cleanup
  • You must have your completed work sheet.
  • USB drive with your .fgc file ready to go.
  • You must wear
    • Boots
    • Long sleeves and long pants of all natural fibers
    • High temperature gloves
    • Safety Glasses
  • If any of these rules are not followed you will forfeit your time slot.
  • A person cannot leave the plasma CNC; the machine will be turned off if nobody is watching it.

Oculus Rift S VR Headset

  • Please review the Healthy and Safety warnings of the VR headset: https://www.oculus.com/legal/health-and-safety-warnings/?locale=en_US 
  • A maximum of 2 hours at a time can be reserved at a time and 4 hours a day per person. 
  • Projects requiring more time must be approved by an instructor or lab manager. 
  • A minimum of a 1-hour gap must be between reserving consecutive blocks of time. 
  • The VR headset is to be used in the lab and cannot leave. If you are faculty wishing to use the headset outside of the lab please confirm this with a lab manager. 

Reservation Schedule

Please choose equipment

Free   Busy   Not possible  

Please note that equipment must be reserved at least 6 hours in advance.

Our schedule from August 3, 2020 to August 9, 2020

Click on a free time slot to apply for an appointment.
 
  MTWTFSS
9:30 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 11:30 am
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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