Comprehensive Metal and Woodworking Shop

Comprehensive Metal and Woodworking Shop

The machine shop supports the research and teaching activities of the chemical engineering department.

Comprehensive Metal and Woodworking Shop

Comprehensive Metal and Woodworking Shop

The shop's capabilities include metal, plastic, and wood turning; milling; welding; and drilling operations.

Skilled Hands

Skilled Hands

Master machinist Jerry Norkol expertly operates the shop lathe.

Not Your Dentist's Drill

Not Your Dentist's Drill

The shop's heavy-duty drill press is suited for tough drilling jobs and a variety of materials.

On The Cutting?and Welding Edge

On The Cutting—and Welding—Edge

Cutting and welding services are offered for steel, stainless steel, brass, and aluminum.

Sheet-Metal Manipulation

Sheet-Metal Manipulation

Sheet-metal is sheared, rolled, and bent with ease in the machine shop.

Nonmetal Fabrication

Nonmetal Fabrication

The woodworking area is equipped for wood and plastic fabrication.

Machine Shop

Support of Teaching and Research

The Department of Chemical Engineering operates a fully equipped shop facility staffed by two full-time technicians, who are experienced in the design, fabrication, and repair of a wide variety of machines, devices, fixtures, and equipment. The machine shop supports the teaching and research activities of the department, providing in-house electrical, electronic, machining, welding, sheet-metal, and wood/plastic services.