UNSW Making

Benchtop CNC Mills

CNC milling is a subtractive manufacturing process whereby a computer controlled tool is used to cut away material in 3D based on a computer generated toolpath.

Required Badge

Roland Badge
Roland Badge image

Individual Training on the Roland CNC Mill. Users in the Advance Manufacturing Lab at the Design Futures Lab will require the CNC Monitoring Badge


Suitable Materials

  • Exterior Plywood
  • Interior Plywood
  • Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Plastic
  • Solid Timber
  • XPS Foam


  • Machining
  • Milling
  • Routing

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Engineering Makerspaces Elec Makerspace LPKF ProtoMat E-44 229 x 305 x 5 mm 2
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace Symbiosis 6040 600 x 400 x 150mm 1
MCIC MCIC Makerspace Roland MDX-540 480(X) x 380(Y) x 150(Z)mm 1