Our Machines

A variety of different machines are available for public use in HIVE. Visit our scheduling site and sign up for a Maker Monday session to get started!

Laser Cutter-Engravers
Glowforge - 40W CO2 Laser
  • Fast, easy and fun to use! Just one simple glowing button is all it takes. 
  • This machine can etch, engrave and cut a wide variety of materials such as cardstock, glass, wood, and much more.
Epilog Fusion M2 - 50W CO2 Laser
  • Great for larger projects (bed size of 32"x20").
  • This machine can etch, engrave and cut a wide variety of materials such as leather, wood, acrylic, and more - it also includes a rotary device that can be used to engrave onto the surface of cylindrical objects such as drinking glasses, vases, dowel rods, etc.
  • Epilog M2 information and technical specs.
Epilog Fusion Pro 48 - 120W CO2 Laser
Epilog FiberMark 24 - 30W Fiber Laser

Some materials can be hazardous to use in a laser cutter-engraver, such as certain plywoods, inks, adhesives, dyes, and paints. If you are unsure whether a material is safe, ask a HIVE team member.

Special Medium Printers, Cutters, and Plotters
Cricut Maker - Small, versatile cutting machine
  • Fun, fast and simple to use!
  • Perfect for cardmaking, scrapbooking, party decor and more.
  • Compatible with a wide range of materials, including paper, cardstock, vinyl, certain fabrics, and faux leather.
  • Cricut Maker information.
Roland VersaStudio BN-20 - Vinyl Plotter
Epson SureColor P9000 - Inkjet Poster Printer
  • The ultimate wide-format printer with a maximum media width of 44".
  • Perfect for printing custom art pieces, professional-quality posters, and one-of-a-kind photos.
  • Uses a wide variety of Epson media, including lightweight cardstock, photo paper, and canvas!
  • Epson SureColor P9000 information and technical specs.
Roland VersaUV LEF2-200 - Inkjet UV Printer
Brother XM2701 Sewing Machines
Consew Premier P1255RB-1 Industrial Sewing Machine
  • Next-level sewing for when your seams need to be crazy strong. 
  • Uses thick thread and can work through heavy leathers, denims, and upholstery fabric. 
Janome Memory Craft 550E Embroidery Machine


3D Printers
FDM 3D Printers
  • The most popular type of 3D printers in HIVE!
  • Print in a variety of materials, including PLA, ABS, nylon, and more.
Learn more about HIVE's FDM 3D printers:
Formlabs Form 3 - Desktop SLA 3D Printer
Markforged Mark Two - Desktop CFF 3D Printer
SLS 3D Printers 

For makers with advanced 3D printing skills, HIVE offers two 3D printers that print with selective laser sintering. These printers are currently available for Lakeland class assignments in which SLS 3D printing is a requirement.


Woodworking and CNC Routing

Equipment in HIVE's prototyping shop is currently available on a case-by-case basis. If you have a project in mind and are interested in utilizing the shop, please email us at

Please note that equipment is occasionally down for maintenance, and this list is not updated to reflect temporary equipment outages. Visit our scheduling site for the most up-to-date equipment availability. 



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