Tweet: @control___shift is inviting UK-based artists to submit proposals for workshops, artworks or performances for the…


Laser Cutting

The Factory provides a range of laser cutting services from our base in South Bristol. Whether you need access to software and machinery to make laser-cut products yourself, or you need expert technicians to handle design and manufacture for you, our team are keen to hear from you.

 Our Laser Cutter

Epilog Fusion 32 M2: 60W CO2 Laser Cutter
Maximum cutting area: 812.8 x 508 mmm (32″ x 20″)
Maximum material thickness for cutting: 6mm
We accept the following file formats: SVG, EPS, AI, DXF, DWG, PDF

Cut and engrave a range of materials including:
Laser grade Plywood
Acrylic plastics

We can do it for you!

Our commission service is ideal for those who have an idea or design and are looking for experienced technicians to manage the process for them – from corporate gifts and awards to wedding invitations and personalised presents.

Commission service: £48 per hour (incl. VAT)

Do it yourself!

Become a Factory member and access our machine hire service, which is perfect for those looking for access to a laser cutter to create beautiful digitally-fabricated products. Our machine hire rates are great value and we provide an induction session to get you started.

Induction: £12 (20-30 minutes)
Hire service: £24 per hour (incl. VAT)  |  Unsupervised laser cutting after induction


If you’d like to cut another material not specified above, please check with us in advance to make sure it’s suitable for laser cutting. We cannot laser cut PVC/Vinyl as this type of material emits toxic chlorine gas fumes when heated, which can damage the machine and your lungs.

Get in touch!

Call 0117 403 2306 for a quote or to book in some time on our laser cutter.


Contact Us

Knowle West Media Centre
Leinster Avenue
Knowle West
+44 (0) 117 903 0444

Share This Follow us
Join In
Sign up for our monthly e-bulletin and receive the latest news and events