The University of Melbourne MSD Maker Spaces offers services to students, staff and the general public. This page provides information about the services the Maker Spaces offers to the general public.
The University of Melbourne MSD Maker Spaces offers design and fabrication services to the general public. The jobs and services available include:
The MSD Maker Spaces is home to a full-bed Multicam SR2412vi CNC Machine, providing CNC routing services in a range of materials including timber, foam plastics and thin metal. The MultiCam CNC router has a cutting area of 2400mm L x 1200mm W x 100mm.
Materials available for CNC Machining are listed below.
The MSD Maker Spaces is home to 3 Epilog Laser Fusion M2 40 Laser Cutters and 1 Epilog Fusion Pro 48 Laser Cutter.
Materials available for Laser Cutting are listed below.
Materials available for Metal Laser Cutting include are listed below.
The MSD Maker Spaces is home to 3 specialist 3D printing machines, providing printing services in resin, powder, and multi-agent materials.
3D Printers details are listed in the table below.
The pricing and quotes for commercial jobs include:
- Material costs
- Time to set-up file
- Time to operate the machine
The pricing to set-up the file and operate the machines is calculated per hour.
The hourly charge rate will vary between $85 - $120 depending on the difficulty of the job.
To receive a quote for a job (CNC Machine, Laser Cutting or 3D Printing), please email us with the following information:
- Email Subject Title: Commercial Job Quote
- Your contact details
- Business name/ Individual name
- Phone number
- A short description of project
- Required completion date
- Delivery or pick-up preferences
- Attached project file
You can pick up your completed job at the MSD Fab Lab located on the ground floor of the Glyn Davis Building (Melbourne School of Design) at the Parkville Campus.