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Laser and water-jet cutting

The DU2D cut lab provides access to world-class cutting technologies (in laser and 5-axis water-jet cutting) for complex shapes for any material in product realisation for students, industry and the wider Deakin 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 is located at KE1.223 and open from 9am–4pm weekdays.

These laboratory spaces contain several 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 must be completed.

  • Laser cutters
  • Water-jet cutter
  • Horizontal band saw
  • Vertical band saw
  • Lathe.

For laser cutting jobs, please email files with extension .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:

Equipment information and resources

Explore the lab

Laser and wet-jet cutting team

Rod Seiffert
Senior Technical Officer
+61 3 5227 1264

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