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Makerspace

Area 49 Makerspace
Location: Atkins Library, 223

Open to all current students, faculty, and staff
Area 49 LibGuide (contains machine manuals)
Makerspace Policy

Take a look at the Area 49 Fall 2020 Access & Use Changes!

What is it?

The Makerspace is designed to support:

  • Low-tech and high-tech making;
  • Prototyping;
  • Design thinking;
  • Academic or personal projects

What’s in the space?

  • 3D printers -- Request a print!
  • Epilog Zing Laser Cutter
  • Two desktop CNC routers
  • Two sewing machines
  • A vinyl cutter
  • A large format printer -- Request a print!
  • Paints
  • Wood
  • Circuitry kits
  • Textiles
  • Other items and supplies for making

How can I use the Makerspace?

You can use our tools and supplies after signing the Safety and Use Agreement.

You can use a machine once you are trained on it. Go to our Technology Instruction page to find our current list of workshops and trainings, and to register.

Fees

There are no fees associated with using the Makerspace tools and equipment, but users will pay for selected consumable supplies. Payments are collected at the Circulation Desk on the first floor.

Makerspace Fees
Item Cost
3D Printer Filament $0.25 per gram ($1 minimum)
Vinyl $1.00 per linear foot
Large Format Printing (B&W) $1.80 per linear foot
Large Format Printing (Color) $6.00 per linear foot
Wood Sheets $0.10 per square inch
Wood Blocks $0.15 per cubic inch
Tile $0.20 per square inch
Cardboard Free!

Questions and Assistance

If you have any questions, please email atkinstechsupport@uncc.edu or talk with a Makerspace Monitor.

Other Campus Makerspaces

Visit Make.UNCC.edu to learn about makerspaces all across campus.

 

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