All of the things that I have seen cut by the waterjet cutter have been metal. But recently that device cut several 6” slabs of cork. Why cork? And who would do that? Alex Zeppieri, who is a CEE major with an art minor, explained how he came to have thick chunks of cork cut in the Engineering Machine Shop. He elucidated:
I'm a 5th year Civil Engineering major, Art minor, that will be graduating in May 2015. Because I chose the architectural Elective Focus Area, I have taken several 3D design classes that are held in the Studio Arts Building.