CNC Machine

The Launch Pad has a Nomad 3 Desktop CNC Machine. The CNC machine uses an end mill to engrave or cut onto various materials. A registered library card in good standing is required to use the CNC machine. The CNC machine is available to use by appointment only. Use the button below to make an appointment.

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NoMad 3 software

* = indicates free software

Learning Resources

CNC Model Resources

Communities offering free models to download

Approved Materials

Materials should be flat, even and fit within the 8” x 8” x 3” size limit. All member-supplied materials must be approved by Launch Pad staff prior to use.

  • Acrylic
  • High density polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Polycarbonate
  • Thermoplastics
  • Linoleum
  • Machinable wax
  • Renshape
  • Hardwood and Softwood
  • Aluminum
  • Steel & Stainless steel
  • Copper
  • Brass
  • Sterling Silver

Free Weekly Supply List

Free supplies are available for ITPLD library members, as well as reciprocal members with cards in good standing. Members are limited to 2 items each week as stated on the Supplies List. No items will be sold through the Launch Pad. The week begins on Monday and ends on Sunday.

Supplies List

How does the cnc machine work?