SHOPBOT CNC 96-48 PRS ALPHA

Powerfull 3 Axes Full Size CNC

A ShopBot is an amazing do-all tool for precisely cutting, carving, drilling or machining all kinds of things from all kinds of materials.It is similar to a laser cutter( x-y axes) movements but has a third axes so it also can cut with different depths allowing it to make 3D movements and cut all sorts of shapes.It is the most industrial type machine of the lab and the most powerful

  • CNC Router (formerly with EEG and neural interface)
  • 96-48”  ( 2440*1220mm) operating area with 150mm bridge
  • Uses VCARVE CNC software or fabmodules, requires specialized G-code and toolpaths
  • Only available at the main lab
  • Can cut aluminium, wood,wax,leather,cardboard,isopink,foam,composites(except carbon fiber composite)
Rules
  • You are allowed to sign-up in 2 hour intervals, for no longer than a 4 hour block of time [based on demand] 
  • Users are expected to supply their own bits and cutting stock. In addition, it is the responsibility of the user to leave the mill in a clean and organized manner while using the mill and when completing a job. 
  • Cutting stock should be securely fastened to the milling table by screw holding or double side tape  
  • If you have never milled before, please contact us in advance for help. – secure fastening of the work piece to the milling table  
  • stay close to the shut-off switches  
  • never touching the mill or table during operation.  
  • never leave the cnc working alone 
Approved Materials
  • Wood
  • Plexi-glass
  • Chipboard
  • Foam insulation
  • Cardboard
  • Wax
  • PCB (FR1 TYPE ONLY)
  • Aluminium
  • HDPE,Nylon,plastics
Materials Not Allowed
  • Any composite material 
  • Carbon fiber
  • All metal except of aluminium 
Video Tutorial

For booking the big size cnc milling machine is a requirement to have taken previously one the Cnc workshop that we offer.This is to ensure that the user knows all the safety procedures and how to use properly the equipment.

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