Laser & Water-Jet Cutting

Welcome to DU2D Cut Lab! Laser and 5-axis Water Jet Cutting. DU2D Cut Lab provides access to the world class cutting technologies for complex shapes for any material in product realisation, for students, industry and the wider Deakin University community.

Whether you want to learn the technology and methods yourself, or need some additional expertise on your next project, we are here to help.

Spaces and open times

The Heavy Manufacturing Lab KE1.00 is open from 9am – 4pm weekdays.

These laboratory spaces contain a number of different pieces of equipment as outlined below. Usage of all equipment must be approved by a technical staff member, and appropriate inductions, training and project safety assessment completed.

  • Laser Cutters
  • Water-Jet Cutter
  • Horizontal Band Saw
  • Vertical Band Saw
  • Lathe

For laser cutting jobs please email files with as a .dxf to

Access the lab

To obtain access to the lab and its equipment – please refer to Commencing a Project

You must have completed the following prior to using the laboratories.

Laser and cutting technical team

Laser and Cutting Team

Phil Todd
Technical Officer
03 5227 3088

Rod Seiffert
Senior Technical Officer
03 5227 1264

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