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WKSCH016: Multi-Color and Contour Cutting on the Vinyl Cutter

In the advanced vinyl cutter class you will learn two advanced techniques: cutting multiple colors and contour cutting.

First, you will learn about cutting multiple colors of vinyl with registration marks so that all the colors can be perfectly aligned, which is particularly handy when making large signs with a multicolored logo.

Next, we will show you how to take a very high resolution image and print it to the wide-format printer (with registration marks), then take that printout to the vinyl cutter and precisely cut around the image. Have you ever seen a Fathead commercial where a cutout of a sports star or character from a movie is cut out along the contour of the character? The contour cutting method will show you how to do that. Many of our members also use this technique to create large sheets of full-color stickers to apply directly onto their product.

  • Required: WKS537: Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press SBU

  • Recommended: COM201: Adobe Illustrator for CNC; COM207: CorelDRAW for CNC
Supervision requirements: During class, all 8- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the vinyl cutter outside of class time, 8- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety: Closed-toe shoes are mandatory.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Multi-Color and Contour Cutting on the Vinyl Cutter Sunday, 10/29/17 12:00 PM 2.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
    * Member Sign Up $79.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $99.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
WKSMCP1: Microchip Effortless Design Series: An Introduction

Please join us for a walkthrough of Microchip’s rapid prototyping solutions designed to offer the quickest path from concept to market.

Key components of the rapid ecosystem include
  • MPLAB® Xpress cloud-based IDE

  • MPLAB code configurator

  • Curiosity development boards

  • Integration with 3rd-party hardware, such as MikroElektronika click boards™

  • Online support community (wiki, forum, and online code examples)
It doesn’t matter if you want to build an IoT node, industrial control unit, biomedical sensor, or a smart home appliance, the multiple demonstrations shown throughout the night will introduce you to the techniques you need to quickly go from concept to prototype.

Come and enjoy some food, drink, and company, all while seeing Microchip’s rapid prototyping solutions in action.

Beverages and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

Register www.eventbrite.com/e/microchip-effortless-design-series-an-introduction-tickets-36960331346.

1 session currently scheduled:
    Microchip Effortless Design Series: An Introduction Thursday, 10/19/17 5:30 PM 3.0 Hours 65 SEATS TOTAL
    Member and non-member Sign Up