Rotary Cutter

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Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) is dedicated to supporting our maker community in their creative process by providing shared space, shared tools, materials and a knowledge base to turn their ideas into reality.

Use the Rotary Cutter here at PPM to trim output from our Large Format Printer, for example.

Rotary Cutter
59" Rotary Cutter
(19 November 2021)


Safety First

Members must know the following information:

Covid-19 notice

In case of emergency, call 911

Our physical location is:
735 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
use this when ordering pizza or an ambulance

PPM Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan maps are posted throughout the Makerspace.
There are 7 fire extinguishers on the fire escape plan map. Review the PPM Fire Escape Plan for locations.

First Aid

There is a FIRST AID Supply Cabinet in our Kitchen Area.
FIRST AID Kits are available in four areas: the Kitchen, Metal Shop, Wood Shop and CNC Room.

Eye Wash Stations

Emergency Eye & Face Wash Stations are mounted in four areas: the Kitchen, Wood Shop, CNC Room and Vented Room.

Personal Protective Equipment

Wear protective equipment in all Wood and Metal Shop Areas.
Wear gloves when using Isopropyl Alcohol and other cleaners.

Hazardous Chemicals

All hazardous chemicals must be stored in the yellow hazardous chemical storage cabinet located in the vented room.
Review the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information of unknown products before use. SDS information is available via the QR code on the hazardous chemical storage cabinet or this link.
Do not bring dangerous chemicals to the makerspace.
Spray paint, stains, and other approved items must be stored in the hazardous chemical storage cabinet in the vented room.
Please DO NOT paint indoors.

Classes and Training

New Member Orientation

Area Captain

(None)
View all PPM Area Captains

Classes

Pikes Peak Makerspace announces its Upcoming events, including classes, on Meetup

Training

For cutting paper only, not for cutting fabric.

For Additional Help

Use the #large-format-printer channel in Slack!

Equipment List

Rotary Trimmer

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Number
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Value
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Description
Rotary cutter
59" Manual Rotary Trimmer
Level 1 badge
Neolt TRIM 150 C/B IV

$500

Company website PPM

(donated by PARADIGM SYSTEMS)

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Hand Tools

Return all tools to their proper location after use. This rule applies to all areas of our Makerspace.

Donations Received

Wish List

Benefits and Policies

PPM Member Benefits

(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft of Colorado Springs 10% discount    4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Logo CO Lumber
CO Lumber Specialties 10% discount 3636 Stone Avenue
Logo General Air
GENERAL AIR 10% discount 3031 N Nevada Ave.
Logo ACE
ACE Hardware Uintah Gardens 10% discount 1830 W Uintah Street


Map of stores that provide PPM member discounts
Map of helpful local resources curated by our makers


Equipment Reservations

Materials

Red Tags

Use a Red Tag, which can be found in the red tag area, to designate broken equipment.

Scrap and Trash

Collect scrap plain paper, PLA and PETG plastics, and metals for recycling.
Empty recycling and trash into our dumpster at the back (south side) of the building.
Leave the space better than you found it.

See Also

Links to other PPM Wiki pages (internal links):

Large Format Printing
Vinyl Cutting

Other Fun Stuff

PPM YouTube Channel

"featured" videos, (the YouTube "HOME" tab)
"Things we've built", including 3D-printed robotic hand (2015)



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