Pricing for Makerspace Materials

At the Makerspace, we make every effort to offer makers fair and competitive pricing for use of materials.  Pricing is available for both Brock Members and Community Members.

White Ultimaker 3D printer
3D printer

3D Printing

Different 3D Printers tackle different forms of printing and provide a range of quality models for prototyping.

  • Filament Printing : Higher durability, Faster production
  • Resin Printing : Higher detail and precision, Smoother textures
Brock Members Community Members
Material Cost Per g/ml Cost Per g/ml
Resin $0.25 $1.00
Specialty Filament - ABS / TPU $0.15 $0.50
PLA Filament $0.10 $0.50

CNC: Laser Cutting

Laser cuts cost $0.25 per minute with additional fees based on material and width. Below is an example of a laser cut and the cost. If you would like to bring your own material here is a link to a list of acceptable materials .

Please note:

  • The Laser Cutter can only work with vector-based jobs (ie Cutting). Engraving jobs are not available.
  • Buying a material purchases the whole material. So ensure your design fits the space provided.
Brock Members Community Members
Material Width Dimensions Cost Cost
Birch 1/8" 12"×20" $10.00 $15.00
Birch 1/8" 8"×12" $6.00 $10.00
Birch 1/8" 6"×6" $1.00 $5.00
Acrylic 1/8" 12"×20" $15.00 $25.00
Acrylic 1/8" 8"×12" $7.50 $15.00
Acrylic 1/8" 6"×6" $1.50 $8.00

CNC: Carvey

If you would like to bring your own material here is a link to a list of  acceptable materials by  Inventables .

Use  Easel  to create your personal design to share with us to produce with the Carvey.

Please Note:

  • Buying material purchases the whole material, so ensure your design fits the space provided.
Brock Members Community Members
Material Description Dimensions Cost Cost
Printed Circuit Board 1/16" 6 x 6 $3.00 $5.00
High Density Polyethylene 1/4" 6 x 6 $3.00 $5.00
High Density Polyethylene 1/4" 4 x 12 $3.00 $5.00
High Density Polyethylene 1/4" 6 x 12 $3.00 $5.00
High Density Polyethylene 1/4" 8 x 12 $6.00 $10.00
Acrylic 1/4" 6 x 6 $7.50 $15.00
Acrylic 1/4" 8 x 12 4.00 $4.00
Medium Density Fibreboard 1/4" 8 x 12 $2.00 $6.00
Medium Density Fibreboard 1/2" 8 x 12 $2.00 $6.00
Medium Density Fibreboard 1/4" 8 x 12 $2.00 $16.00
Maple 3/4" 6 x 12 $8.00

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