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Hidden Benefits of Laser Cutters in Schools

Posted July 05, 2020 12:00 AM by Epilog Laser
Pathfinder Tags: education laser cutter STEM

Lasers are incredibly versatile and can be incorporated into a variety of courses such as woodworking, industrial arts, fashion design, technology, art, design, and more. While schools often purchase laser equipment for the classroom and lab settings, all that versatility lends itself to several additional applications (some that can save or make money!) beyond the classroom.

Asset Tracking
With many classrooms providing electronic assets for students to use at home (tablets, laptops, etc.) schools need a cost-effective way to mark all these devices to they can be easily identified and tracked. Having a laser in-house saves schools money as they can mark all of their assets themselves!
Awards and Plaques

There are numerous awards schools give out every year - why not create your own custom awards and trophies with the laser? Creating and producing custom awards can be expensive, so being able to perform these services in-house can have a positive impact on school budgets.

Fundraising Campaigns
When your school is planning its next fundraising campaign, how about something involving the laser? You can custom etch laptops for a donation, or create a commemorative laser-cut holiday ornament to sell? Or create special etched keychains with your school logo. The ideas are endless!

School Signage

Schools need signage throughout their campuses. Classroom signs can be customized for the teacher and room number in just a few quick steps. Directional signs can be created to direct students and visitors through the campus, and architectural signage even be made to showcase a school mascot.

Lasers cutters are versatile, easy to use, and safe – it’s no wonder they are becoming one of the most in-demand resources for schools, both inside the classroom and out. Want to learn more about incorporating a laser cutter in your school? Check out Guidebook for Lasers in Education!

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Re: Hidden Benefits of Laser Cutters in Schools

07/08/2020 11:43 AM

It's natural to think that a wooden sign for the "woodshop" could be crafted using tools other than a laser. Ho hum.

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