Materials and costs

Machine introductions

Are free for all VUB students/personel and anyone under the age of 18.

For other visitors, we ask a contribution per workshop which varies depending on the introduction.


All VUB students/personel can use the machines for free (except waterjet and plasmacutter). This is also the case for anyone under the age of 18.

For other visitors, the prices of the table underneath apply. We charge per commenced 15 min. Prices are excl. VAT.

It is currently not possible to make reservations.

Lasercutters30 €/h
3D printers0,10 €/gr
Milling machines
30 €/h (excl. milling bit)
Milling Machines
(Riva, Hartford)
50 €/h (excl. milling bit)
Waterjet80 €/h

Optional services

CAD/CAM work77,5 €/h (Excl. VAT)
Operator77,5 €/h (Excl. VAT)
Consulting77,5 €/h (Excl. VAT)
Administration cost
35 € (Excl. VAT)


You are free if you bring your own.
Materials from the Fablab are available at cost:

Birch plywood 6mm1000 x 750 mm23 €
Birch plywood 3mm1000 x 750 mm23 €
MDF 3 & 4 mm1100 x 800 mm5 €
Aluminumlimited stock – ask us15 €/kg
Plexiglass 3 mmlimited stock – ask us45 €/m²
Plexiglass 4 mmlimited stock – ask us60€/m²
Plexiglass 6 mmlimited stock – ask us90 €/m²
PCB, photosensitive sheet100 x 160 mm7.5 €
PCB, standard cost for developing yourself/5 €
Plywood sheet for CNC, 18 mm2440 x 1220 mmASK US
Plywood sheet for CNC, 15 mm2440 x 1220 mmASK US
Steel sheet 2mm1000 x 1000 mm50 €
Other/ASK US