Services in the Makerspace

Everyone is welcome in the Makerspace.  If you are a part of the Niagara or Brock community, you have access to use the resources and services offered.  Active Brock students, faculty, and staff have additional access to borrowing equipment and reserving creative labs.

Makerspace Stats

Completed Print/CNC Jobs

PPE Assembled and Delivered

Face Shields Printed

Prototyping

We can produce a 3D model or CNC design you’ve created with our variety of machines. Learn more about these what processes are via our Learning page.

Let us know what model or design you want to print on our submission form below, and you’ll be added to our job queue.

We’re employing curbside pickup. We’ll hold them once completed at the front desk of the Rankin Family Pavilion until you’re ready to come and get them.

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We have a variety of 3D printers in the Makerspace that 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

MaterialCost Per g/ml
Resin$ 0.25
Specialty Filament - ABS / TPU$ 0.15
PLA Filament$ 0.10

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

Buying a material purchases the whole material. So ensure your design fits the space provided.

MaterialDescriptionDimensionsCost
Printed Circuit Board1/16"6 x 6$3.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"6 x 6$3.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"4 x 12$3.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"6 x 12$3.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"8 x 12$6.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"8 x 12$6.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"8 x 12$6.00
Acrylic1/4"8 x 12$7.50
Medium Density Fibreboard1/4"8 x 12$2.00
Medium Density Fibreboard1/2"8 x 12$2.00
Medium Density Fibreboard1/4"8 x 12$2.00
Maple3/4"6 x 12$8.00

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.

The Laser Cutter can only work with vector-based jobs (ie Cutting). Engraving jobs are unavailable. 

Buying a material purchases the whole material. So ensure your design fits the space provided.

MaterialWidthDimensionsCost
Birch1/8"12" x 20"$10.00
Birch1/8"8" x 12"$6.00
Birch1/8"6" x 6"$1.00
Acrylic1/8"12 x 20"$15.00
Acrylic1/8"8" x 12"$7.50
Acrylic1/8"6" x 6"$1.50

Reservations

DUE TO COVID-19, THE LABs are UNAVAILABLE FOR BOOKING OR GENERAL ACCESS TO PATRONS.

Our Virtual Tour can give a glimpse into the labs and give more information on what they normally provide.

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