Facilities and Machine Shop

The Department of Physics and Astronomy hosts a number of teaching and research laboratories.

Our Machine Shop is Capable of A Variety of Fabrication Methods

  • Southwestern DPM 3 axis bed mill
  • Okuma Captain L-370M Multifunction Turning Center

The Okuma lathe features a unique "C axis" spindle and motorized tools on its turret; shapes that are unfeasible on a traditional lathe can be produced with this machine. Information used in our shop classes is provided below.

pendulum schematic