1. SLUB Dresden
  2. Participate
  3. SLUB Makerspace
  4. Booking Devices
  5. Foam Cutter

Foam Cutter


Costumers with a respective device operating licence can now book certain machines and devices (exception: electronics workstation) independently in the new booking managment system. Some customers may not yet have access to the according functions. If this is the case, please sign in to the booking management system and send us an e-mail. We will activate the booking function for you as soon as possible.

I would like to... the Foam Cutter

A valid Foam Cutter licence and a valid SLUBcard are prerequisites for using the Foam Cutter.

  1. Find a free slot in the Foam Cutter calendar
  2. Appointment request Foam Cutter
    Please send us the following information:
    • User number and name
    • Appointment request: date, time
    • Description of the object
    • Quantity
    • File (*.DWG, *.DXF)

...know more about service fees

Using the Foam Cutter is free of charge.

...get the Foam Cutter License

You can learn about all the basics in the e-tutorial. Once you have passed the test you will be able to attend the on-site tutorial at Makerspace.<br/>

You can find dates for on-site tutorials in our event calendar.

...prepare for my booked appointment

  • What will I need to bring to the appointment? Please bring the following:
    • Your valid SLUBcard
    • A USB-drive with a separate file (*.dxf, or *.dwg) for each plate you want to cut.
    • The material you want to cut with the Foam Cutter
    • A valid certificate for safety at work instructions
  • Which materials can be cut with the Foam Cutter? You can find out more in our e-tutorial.
  • How should the files look like? You can find more information on how your files should look like in our e-tutorial.