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Machine Shop

The Department of Chemistry maintains a well-equipped machine shop that may be used by trained faculty and students to repair or manufacture instrumentation.  Free in-house consultation is available to members of the DePaul community.  Outside parties interested in design consultation or manufacturing should contact the department directly.

Machining capabilities

Drilling

Clausing Series 16VC drill press

Clausing drill press
Capabilities

  • Variable speed drilling
  • Adjustable table height and position

Grinding

Baldor wheel grinder

Baldor wheel grinder

Capabilities

  • Two synchronous wheels
  • Used for tool forming




Jet belt sander

Jet belt sander

Capabilities

  • Belt for sanding lengthy pieces
  • Versatile sanding wheel

Lathing

Clausing Colchester 15 engine lathe

Clausing Colchester 15 engine lathe
Capabilities

  • 13 inch swing
  • Long travel bed
  • Three-jaw and independent four-jaw chucks
  • Baseplate and lathe dogs

Jet BD 920W bench lathe

Jet bench lathe
Capabilities

  • Perfect for small work
  • Three-jaw and independent four-jaw chucks

Milling

Bridgeport vertical mill

Bridgeport vertical mill
Capabilities

  • Variable speed
  • Table feed
  • Digital readout

Sawing

DoAll DBW-15M vertical bandsaw

DoAll vertical band saw
Capabilities

  • Variable speed
  • Large work surface
  • Band welder and grinder



Wilton horizontal bandsaw

Wilton horizontal bandsaw
Capabilities

  • Large throat handles wide stock
  • Coolant system

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