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S.A.M. Lab

S.A.M. Lab

3D Printer at SIU SAM Lab
555 Clocktower Drive, Carbondale, IL 62901

S.A.M. Lab is the School of Art and Design's Subtractive and Additive Maker Laboratory located in Pulliam Design Wing room 51.

The SAM Lab provides access to 3D printing, laser cutting, vinyl cutting, large format vinyl cutting and plotting, desktop 2 axis CNC, VR/MR prototyping, Arduino prototyping equipment, plastic granulator, filament extruder, and other rapid prototyping tools.

Email to schedule projects and submit files.

View our S.A.M. Lab Schedule PDF (PDF)


  • Laser Cutter: $3 setup + $0.40/minute
  • 3D Printer – MakerBot: $3 setup + $0.35/gram
  • 3D Printer – FormLabs Form 1+: $3 setup + $0.56/ml
  • Vinyl Cutter: $3 setup + $1/linear foot (24" roll), $1.50/linear foot (24" sandblast/acid resist roll) Check for availability–user to provide vinyl for large quantities.


  • Laser Cutter
  • 3D Printer – MakerBot
  • 3D Printer – FormLabs Form 1+
  • Vinyl Cutter
  • Arduino Workshops
  • 3D Scanner