Shop Capabilities

The Machine/Wood Shop have many design, fabrication and finishing capabilities. These include:

  • Metal Fabrication
  • Plastics Fabrication
  • Wood Fabrication
  • Finishing

Metal Fabrication

This part of the shop is capable of:

  • Cutting
  • Machining - Milling, Turning, Grinding, Drilling
  • Welding
  • Bending and rolling sheet metal
  • CNC Mill

The welding area is capable of:

  • MIG / TIG
  • Plasma cutting
  • Soldering Brazing
  • Plastic welding

Sheet metal, up to a 1/4" thick by 48" wide piece can be sheared. The Shop has the facilities to bend and roll 16 gauge steel up to 30" wide. Punching holes through a 16 gauge piece of steel can also be done, but only 1/8" to 2" diameter holes can be made.

Plastics Fabrication

All machining operations can also be performed on plastics with some additional features.

  • Strip heating for bending up to 48" wide plastic
  • Finishing
  • Hot Air welding
  • Solvent bonding

Wood Fabrication

This section of the shop has many different saws for cutting including a panel saw, table saw and a band saw. There are also routers, sanders and many other tools to build what you need.

Finishing

The finishing area includes an Enclosed Glovebox Sandblaster, wire wheels, buffers, paint application equipment, which includes Conventional Siphon and HVLP spray guns, and a ventilated painting booth to give a good appearance to the completed project.


Page Updated 03.20.2013