Machine and Welding Shop Facilities

Capabilities of Machine Shop

CNC

  • Equipment
    • Milltronics RH20 Vertical Mill
      •  travel 16”x 38”; height 14”
      • 3-axis machining
    • TRAK K3SX Vertical Knee Mill
      • travel 16”x 32”
      • 2-axis machining
    • TRAK 1630SX Lathe
      • 8”swing x 30”
      • 2.12” diameter spindle through hole
  • 3D models designed on Creo or Solidworks are to be saved in IGES or Step file format (ex: body parts, boat hull, wings, plane, etc.)
  • Codes for the machines can be written using Master Cam
  • 2D parts should be saved as IGES, wire frame, datum curves and points (in Creo shut off surfaces)
  • Typical tolerances: loose +/-.030; average +/-.005; tight +/-.001

 Manual Machines

  • Vertical Mills     
  • Lathes
  • Drill presses
  • Band Saws
  • Miter Saws
  • Disk and belt sanders
  • Bench grinders
  • Hand power tools (110V, battery and air)
  • Standard hand tools

Welding

  • 1/16” minimum thickness
  • Plasma cutting
  • Types of welding
    • Oxy-Acetylene
    • MIG
    • TIG

Primary Material of Choice

  • Aluminum