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Available Materials

BeAM offers a variety of standard materials for your Making needs. You are welcome to purchase your own compatible materials to bring into BeAM, or consider repurposing or recycling items for projects.

Materials descriptionProvidedCompatible (but not provided by BeAM)Resources
Sewing Machine ThreadBlack and White,
Additional colors included in the variety pack
Please purchase on your own any colors not availableAmazon (In Black, Ivory, and Color Wheel)
Sewing ScrapsVariable – fabrics available from Scrap ExchangePlease purchase on your own. Fabric not availableRecommend visiting Scrap Exchange or Joann Fabric
Sewing notions (e.g. buttons, snaps, fasteners, zippers, elastic, velcro, polyfill, etc)None providedPlease purchase on your own Recommend visiting Scrap Exchange or Joann Fabric
3D Printer Filament/ResinColorfabb XT
Colorfabb HT
nGen Flex filament (for research use)
NinjaFlex (for research use)
formlabs resinFormlabs Materials
Vinyl Cutter ItemsSticker vinyl: limited supply
Transfer paper

Paint mask
Sticker vinyl: all other colors
T-shirt vinyl: all colors
Fashion Film HTV
Sticker Vinyl Oracal 631
Embroidery MachineStocked Thread
Cutaway and Tearaway backing
t-shirts, sweatshirts, backpacks, lab coats, or other personal apparel or accessoriesMadeira Polyneon
Dissolvable backing
Laser Items Cardboard
1/4" Acrylic, 1/8'' Acrylic
1/4'' Plywood, 1/8'' Plywood
Colored Acrylic
Bristol Board
Hardwood Store
Piedmont Plastics