CNC | Knife Materials


Students must supply their own materials. If the knife breaks while cutting the user is responsible for purchasing a new blade.

If your material is not on listed on this page please send an email to with information on the requested material for us to review CNC Knife applications.

Acceptable Materials

  • Paper Products
    • Paper
    • Cardboard
    • Chipboard
    • Museum board
  • Fabric
    • Felt
    • Canvas
  • Vinyl
  • Soft Plastics
  • Foam
    • XPS
    • Polyethylene
    • Polyurethane
    • Foam-core board

Prohibited Materials

  • Any rigid materials
    • Both the top and bottom surfaces or your stock material must be a flat plane
  • Wood
  • MDF
  • Metals
  • Magnetic Sheets
  • Anything containing Portland cement
    • Cement board
    • Rockite
    • Plaster
    • etc.