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Laser Cutter

Laser Cutting and Engraving

AS OF MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2020, CCA CAMPUSES WILL BE ACCESSIBLE TO STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND STAFF DURING THE FOLLOWING DAYS/HOURS TO RETRIEVE PERSONAL AND WORK ITEMS:

SF Campus: Tuesday and Thursdays 11a-1p
Oakland Campus: Monday and Wednesdays 11a-1p

When you arrive at campus contact Public Safety:
SF patrol: 415-726-2061, Oakland patrol: 510-385-1821

Public Safety will meet you, check your ID, have you sign in, provide necessary access, and wait until you leave to secure the building.

For the safety and security of all, PLEASE BRING YOUR CCA ID TO SHOW THE PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER!

Laser Cutter
Main Building
SF Campus

CCA Shops and Studios remain closed and inaccessible for project work until further notice.

Please contact the Studio Manager with any concerns.

  • The California Department of Public Health has extended the statewide stay at home order through May 3. Do not leave home except for essential activities.
  • CCA has developed a Portal Page link concerning Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Updates available here.
  • CCA has suspended in-person instruction for the remainder of the spring semester. All classes will be taught remotely beginning Monday, March 30, following spring break.

Workplace Guidelines for CCA employees are available here.

About the Laser Cutter

With the CCA Laser Cutters, you are able to etch and cut through a wide variety of material. The Laser Cutters/Engravers are primarily 2 Dimensional cutting/etching tools, but can be used to make 3 Dimensional projects.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Acrylic
  • Aluminum
  • Cardboard
  • Ceramic
  • Clay
  • Concrete
  • Fabric
  • Glass
  • Masonite
  • Metal
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Plastic
  • Plywood
  • Rubber
  • Stone
  • Technology
  • Wood

Tools and Equipment

  • Laser Cutter 1, Universal, Bed Size: 18"x 24". This machine is a 60 watt laser and can cut through .25" of material
  • Laser Cutter 2, Universal, Bed Size: 18"x 32". This machine is a 75 watt laser and can cut through .25" of material.
  • Laser Cutter 3, Universal, Bed Size: 18"x 32". This machine is a 75 watt laser and can cut through .25" of material.
  • Laser Cutter 4, Universal, Bed Size: 24"x 48". This machine is a 100 watt laser and can cut through .25" of material
  • Laser Cutter 5, Lasercam, Bed Size: 24" x 48" This machine is a 1500 watt laser and can cut through .5" of material. This machine can only complete vector based operations (no Raster)

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