L2 Sewing Hub


Sewing Construction Classrooms & Workrooms

L3 Casting Room

Open to: all students who have taken the mandatory orientation
Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 2 W 13th St, L306   •   Mon 10:00 - 6:00 Wed - Sunday 11-7

Academic Year 2021-22 Update

The Resin room will be Offline until October 1st.

Space in the casting room is limited and can only support 1 – 2 students at a time depending on the scale of the project.

You will need to pass the orientation to be able to sign up for a time slot on Libcal.

Mandatory Orientation

Please pass the canvas orientation before attempting to make a reservation.

Technician Consultation

Please make sure you have a Tyvek Suit purchase before coming to your appointment.

About the L3 Casting Room

There is no sanding allowed in the casting room.


Access to the Casting Room is restricted unless wearing proper PPE. Anyone using the space must wear goggles, gloves, a Tyvek suit, and a respirator with appropriate cartridges.

Gloves and goggles are provided by the shop but the Tyvek suit and respirator must be purchased by the student.

Respirator Tyvek suit

Limited Space

Space in the casting room is limited and can only support 1 – 2 students at a time depending on the scale of the project.


We have limited storage for projects on shelves.  Projects must be labeled and can only stay on the shelf for up to 1 week. Storage slips must be signed off by a Technician.

We also have storage for open containers in a flammable storage unit.  We highly encourage the use of this space to not contaminate the rest of the campus. Materials in this area can be stored long term. Please label your containers with your name and date.

Allowed Materials

The following materials are approved for use in the Casting Room:

Bio Based Casting and Coating Epoxy
Entropy Resin SAP CCR

Two Part Epoxies
West System Epoxy

Casting Plastics
Smooth­-On 300 Series
Smooth-­On 320 Series

Casting and Mold Rubbers
Smooth-­On Dragon Skin
Smooth­-On Encapso K
Smooth­-On Mold Star
Smooth­-On OOMOO
Smooth-On Brush On

Casting Foams
Smooth­-On Flex Foam­-it
Smooth-­On Foam-­it

For safety reasons and precautions, no other products or materials are allowed without direct approval from the shop manager.

Talk to the CNC Shop staff if you have any questions

Safety Requirements

  • All students must wear eye protection.

    Required Eye Protection

  • All students must wear safety gloves.

    Required Gloves

  • All students must wear protective clothing. Wear long pants, no shorts allowed.

    Required Protective Clothing

  • All students must wear respiratory protection.

    Required Respiratory Protection