Location

Location: G450 SC

Shop Hours: M-F

8AM - 4PM

The Engineering Machine Shop is a full service machine shop that includes Design Engineers, advanced multi-axis machines, and traditional manufacturing equipment. While the services we provide are individualized for each person or problem, the general services we provide are under the following categories:

Advanced 3D Printing 

Advanced additive printing of parts by optimizing resolution, slicing, materials,  and build orientation with the use of commercial grade 3D printers.

Design and Prototyping  

Consult, design, create process, and manufacture prototypes using all equipment in Engineering Technology Center.

Design Consultation   

Design and manufacturability consultation that includes design, manufacturing process, and solid modeling services.

Fabrication & Machining  

Provide the manufacture of a single prototype or production run of parts utilizing multi-axis CNC mills, lathes, waterjet, and other equipment.

Reverse Engineering

Provide 3D scanning and probing of parts using Faro arm and laser scanner that includes file manipulation using Geomagic, Magic’s, and other solid modeling software.

Training 

Provide basic Machine Shop training on milling, drilling, cutting, sanding, waterjet cutting, and more.

 

Contacts

Michael Hillman
Michael Hillman

Director, Engineering Machine Shop

G450 Seamans Center

michael-hillman@uiowa.edu