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It all starts with materials


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It all starts with materials


DEPARTMENTS

Click through or scroll down to browse our selection of materials for your project. All of our materials are tested to work well in our labs, and we also provide some suggestions for external providors both online and around Doha. 

Sales Policy

All sales must be made in the bookstore. Materials will not be provided without a receipt. Please be aware of bookstore hours and plan accordingly.

All department transactions must take place directly with the Fab Lab staff, before any materials are provided.

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Laser + Vinyl + 3D print


Laser + Vinyl + 3D print


Laser Cutter

Cast Acrylic

Clear

Clear

White

White

Black

Black

812mm X 610mm 

Red

Red

Yellow

Yellow

blue

blue

Green

Green

2.85mm

30 QAR

Orange

Orange

Magenta

Magenta

Purple

Purple

 

Mirrored Acrylic

900mm X 610mm

2mm / 0.55"

75 QAR

Gold

Gold

Silver

Silver

 

Laserable Plywood

812mm X 610mm 

4mm / 0.15"

60 QAR

Laserable MDF

Cardboard

812mm X 610mm 

1000 x 800 mm

4mm / 0.15"

4mm / 0.15"

50 QAR

4 QAR

 

Vinyl CUTTING

Vinyl comes on a roll,  these rolls are expensive so please lay out your designs in an economical way to avoid wasteful practices. You can estimate by making an artboard in illustrator, setting the width to the cutting area, and laying out the design using as much height as you need.

 

Vinyl Chloride Sheet

600mm width

560mm Cutting area

White

White

Black

Black

Red

Red

Yellow

Yellow

Green

Green

Orange

Orange

Blue

Blue

Pink

Pink

Magenta

Magenta

 

Vinyl Chloride Sheet

1200 MM width

1160 cutting area

White

White

Black

Black

Coming soon!!

 

3D printing

Printing on our Ultimaker 2+ printers is free, but all other advanced printing is charged by the number of grams of filament used. When you apply to make the print we will respond to you with the cost. But here is the guide. You can come to the lab to estimate the cost whenever you like.

 

White PLA (3mm)

UM2+

200 x 200 x 250mm

FREE

PLA (1.75mm)

WASP 

400Dia x 700 mm

BYO

ABS

Dimension

200 x 200 x 250mm

1.5 QAR / cc

Black Resin

Form2

150 x 150 x 150mm

0.5 QAR / ml

Clear Resin

Form2

150 x 150 x 150mm

0.5 QAR / ml

Castable Resin

Form2

150 x 150 x 150mm

1 QAR / ml

Flexible Resin

Form2

150 x 150 x 150mm

1 QAR / ml

Tough Resin

Grey Resin

Form2

Form2

150 x 150 x 150mm

150 x 150 x 150mm

1 QAR / ml

0.5 QAR / ml

 

Inkjet Media + Specialty Paper


Inkjet Media + Specialty Paper


Specialty Paper

These papers can be used on our M880 Laser printer, Risograph printer, and on our P800 Inkjet printer
A range of smooth and textured specialty paper. Paper is charged per sheet.

Conqueror CX22

Diamond White

A3

160gsm

2 QAR

Conqueror Wove

Brilliant White

A3

80gsm

1 QAR

Curious Collection

Translucent

A3

92gsm

1 QAR

Curious Collection

Translucent

100x170

92gsm

3 QAR

Curious Collection

Translucent

100x170

112gsm

3 QAR

Rives Design

Bright White

A3

2 QAR

120g

Rives Design

Natural White

A3

120g

2 QAR

Rives Design

Natural White

A3

350g

10 QAR

 

Roll Media

These Papers Can be used on the relevant inkjet printers in CMDP, they cannot be used with PrintGrid inkjet printers

Printing is charged by the height of your print (per 10cm). When you apply to print we will respond to you with the cost. Here is the pricing guide. You can come to the lab to estimate the cost whenever you like.

Epson

Premium Semigloss

24”x131.2’

250gsm

PRINTGRID

Epson

Singleweight Matte

24”x131.2’

100gsm

PRINTGRID

Felix

Economy Semigloss

61cmx30m

125g

1 QAR

Felix

White Resistant Matte
Cotton Canvas

60”x18m

380g

QAR

Innova

Cold Press Rough Texture

1118x15m

315g

5 QAR

Innova

Fibaprint Ultra Smooth

1118x15m

285g

5 QAR

Innova

Matte Canvas High White

1524x15m

380gsm

6 QAR

Innova

Soft Textured Natural White

1118x15m

315g

5 QAR

Innova

Smooth Cotton High White

1118x15m

315g

7 QAR

Innova

You Tac Textile Aqueous

36”x30.5m

280gsm

3 QAR

 
 

Fabric

All fabric is sourced from Jacquard Inkjet Fabric Systems. Fabric swatches are available in CMDP. Printing is charged by the height of your print (per 10cm).

Charmeuse Lycra

38”x6’

19mm

--QAR

Chiffon

40”x50’

8mm

8 QAR

Cotton Twill

44”x50’

5 QAR

Cotton Percale

42”x6’

--QAR

Cotton Sheeting

42”x6’

--QAR

Cotton Duck

44”x50’

8oz

5 QAR

Cotton Sateen

42”x50’

5 QAR

Cotton Lawn

36”x50’

5 QAR

Cotton Single Knit

26”x50’

--QAR

Cotton Muslin

42”x6’

--QAR

Crepe de Chine

42”x50’

12mm

5 QAR

Crepe de Chine

26”x50’

16mm

--QAR

Heavy Cotton
Single Knit

44”x50’

5 QAR

High Thread Count
Cotton Broadcloth

42”x6’

--QAR

High Thread Count
Cotton Shirting

42”x6’

--QAR

Habotai

35”x50’

8mm

--QAR

Habotai

42”x50’

16mm

7 QAR

High Quality
Single Knit

42”x6’

--QAR

Nylon Lycra

42”x6’

7oz

--QAR

White Linen

42”x6’

5oz

--QAR

Soft Polyster Mesh

42”x6’

--QAR

Spun Viscose Challis

42”x6’

--QAR

Organza

42”x6’

--QAR

 
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Woodshop


This stuff can not be put in our laser cutter! 

Woodshop


This stuff can not be put in our laser cutter! 

PLYWOOD Full Size 2440 x 1220mm Half Size 1220 x 1220mm

06mm

54 QAR

27 QAR

 

12mm

94 QAR

47 QAR

 

18mm

132QAR

66 QAR

 

MDF Full Size 2440 x 1220mm Half Size 1220 x 1220mm

09 mm

46QAR

23 QAR

 

12 mm

56 QAR

28 QAR

 

18 mm

74 QAR

37 QAR

 
 
 
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WOODEN DOWEL ROD

6.3mm (.25in) dia

300 mm Length

1.0 QAR

9.5mm (.375in) dia

300 mm Length

2.0 QAR

12 mm (.5in) dia

300 mm Length

2.5 QAR

 
 
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POLYURETHANE FOAM + RUBBER

Open Cell Blue

1200 x 500mm

55mm

16 QAR

 

Polytek 74

Part A

100G

10QAR

 

Polytek 74-30

Part B

100G

10 QAR

 
 

SAFETY

 

3M Half Face Respirator

Medium

160QAR

 

Respirator Replacement Filter

2 pc

7 QAR

 
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EXTERNAL Suppliers


We have made a map of all the best places we know to find materials we don't have. 
 

EXTERNAL Suppliers


We have made a map of all the best places we know to find materials we don't have. 
 

WARNING! Working with external Contractors / Fabricators

If you are planning to visit one of the listed fabricators please meet with ric so he can review your designs and advise before you head out to visit them. You will get better service and faster results if you go prepared with drawings and specifications, and we can help you do this.

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Online Suppliers


Online Suppliers


McMaster Carr

If you simply cannot find the correct nut, bolt, washer, hinge, or material for the job inside Doha, this American hardware catalogue has a wide range of products and ships quickly and reliably.

ShapeWays

This is a website where you can upload and order 3D prints online. It can take a while, but many many options are available in materials such as metal, Glazed Porcelin, and full color 3D printing. They also ship reliably to Doha.

 

Shipping for Faculty

Faculty of the school can ship directly to VCU campus, and if you write the correct Address you can usually save a customs fee. Generally speaking there is a 35QAR delivery fee which can be paid and reimbursed as petty cash.

Address:

Your Name
Qatar Foundation, C/O VCU Qatar
Education City, P.O. Box 8095
Doha, Qatar