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Laser cutting at the Bollinger Digital Fabrication Lab, Holman Biotech Commons


Please follow the guidelines below to ensure that we can complete your laser cutting job at your appointment. Troubleshooting design files will take up time from the appointment and may require you to book a second appointment if there is not enough time left to finish the request in the allotted time. For step-by-step instructions on how to format your design use this guide.


  1. Use our Adobe Illustrator template

  2. Optimize design placement

  3. Adjust line stoke width (Cut Lines: 0.001, Etch Lines: greater than 0.001)

  4. Etch shapes should be solid filled

  5. Text should be objects/paths

  6. Organize design parts into the template's etch and cut folders

  7. One artboard per appointment

  8. You must be present for the appointment and able to stay and supervise your cut


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