The Science and Engineering Building Machine Shop is a state-of-the-art machining facility that provides services to SEB occupants, other campus researchers, and the broader research community. Its mission is to support researchers by designing and producing the highest quality machined parts for research projects while keeping cost to a minimum.
Operated by a full-time machine shop manager with more than 15 years of experience with machining and model-making, the 2,500 square-foot facility can accommodate projects of significant size and diversity. Precision machining and attention to the smallest details allow the shop to produce intricate, custom-made parts.
The 2,500 square-foot facility includes two two-ton overhead cranes, a 300-square-foot loft, and a separated welding area. Shop equipment includes CNC milling machines, welding equipment, conventional mills, lathes, drill presses, grinding equipment, as well as metal cutting and bending equipment. The shop is also capable of utilizing 3-D CAD files for 3-D printing and numerical machining.