Machine Shop-Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University


To provide a safe and innovative instructional workshop facility that serves Mechanical Engineering students, researchers, staff and faculty. We offer our students and researchers an opportunity to learn the “manufacturing side” of Mechanical Engineering making use of manual as well as cutting edge CAD/CAM/CNC , laser cutting/engraving and rapid prototyping machines after completing a shop safety course.  Our staff brings many years of experience in prototyping to mentor our students and researchers through the process of design, fabrication and modification of prototypes bringing their ideas to life.

Machine Shop Services

The Mechanical Engineering machine shop offers prototype design and fabrication services for the Mechanical Engineering Department as well as the campus at large.

Equipment list

Haas VF-2  4 axis CNC machining center
Haas TL-1  CNC toolroom lathe
15”  Clausing Colchester engine lathe
13” Colchester tool room lathe
Sharp Horizontal / Vertical milling machine
Bridgeport Series I milling machine
DoAll radial Drill
TIG / MIG welding
Brown & Sharp  CMM
Hydraulic shear, notcher and box brake
Dake cold saw
Glass beading cabinet
Vertical and horizontal bandsaw

Student Shop Equipment

(3)  Sharp 3 axis knee mills w/ Readout
(3)  12” Knuth bench lathes w/ Readout
(3) Knuth gear drive drill press
(1) Bandsaw
(2) Epilog  50 wt.  laser cutter/engraver
(2) MakerBot FDM rapid prototyping machines
(2) Stratasys Dimension Elite FDM Rapid Prototyping machines
(2) Haas 3 axis CNC Office mill

Hours 7:30 – 4:30

Hamerschlag Hall C-124

Jim  Dillinger

Lab Office

Hourly Rate $55.57