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Plasma CNC

Learn to design, program, and cut

  • 125 US dollars
  • The Yard on Santa Fe

Service Description

INSTRUCTOR: Ashe Plasma cutting uses a high voltage electrical beam and an air compressor to cut through metals, and a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) system uses a motorized, multi-axis table to direct that beam around its work area. Together, they form a powerful tool that a skilled operator can use to cut pre-programmed designs out of sheet metals like steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, and bronze. In this introductory class you'll get a step by step walk through of the design process, the principals and generation of G code, and the use of the system's control software, and you'll get to see the machine in action as you choose from a list of small designs to cut and take something home with you. LEVEL: Beginner PRE-REQUISITES: None OPEN STUDIO QUALIFIER: Yes DURATION: 2 1/2 hours (approx.) CAPACITY: 6 people AGES: 14+


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Rules and Policies

Safety code strictly enforced for your safety and the safety of others. Dress for success-- - Wear all natural fabrics (cotton, linen, silk, canvas, denim, leather, etc.). Synthetic fabrics can melt to the skin and should be avoided. - Closed toed shoes are required at all times in the shop. Canvas or leather shoes are recommended but not required. - Long hair should be tied back and dangling jewelry/accessories should be removed. - H&F provides all other necessary Personal Protective Equipment (helmets, caps, jackets, gloves, etc.) - If you have safety equipment of your own that you prefer to wear, please feel free to bring it with you. Hardy & Fuller provides water and some snacks for our guests, but you are welcome to bring your own as well. Accessibility: Open to all differently abled persons. Please call or email with any questions or concerns. At Hardy & Fuller, we strive to provide a safe and inclusive space for all of our customers. We reserve the right to refuse service to any person for any reason, especially if the individual is racist, aggressive or bigoted towards LGBTQ+ persons. Our classes are scheduled for specific lengths of time that we found to be the most optimal for student success. Each student is different, therefore we have provided some flexibility at the end of classes to stay for 30 minutes to allow students to finish projects. We cannot stay past the extra 30 minutes, as our schedule is tightly packed. If we do not think you will finish in that time, we will let you know your options for attending Open Studio to finish the project. Thank you for understanding. Cancellations and Refunds: For a full refund, reserved spots must be cancelled 48 hours in advance. NO EXCEPTIONS. This means two days before the day of the class, i.e. if your class is on Sunday, you must cancel or reschedule on Thursday before the class for a full refund. Purchased classes can be RESCHEDULED ON THE MEMBER PORTAL if cancelled within the time frame. These policies allow us to pay our staff and specialty teachers a higher wage that matches their years of expertise that they will be sharing with you during your time here. They also allow us to continue providing a safe environment for everyone. We thank you in advance for respecting our policies and we look forward to stoking the flames with you!

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