The Machine Shop provides a collaborative space for fabrication.
This is the main hub of Bray Lab and where student & staff workers are located. Please visit if you have a question or need help.
Fall 2023 hours:
Monday and Wednesday 12pm-3pm, reopens 6pm-8pm
Tuesday and Thursday 12pm – 8pm
Friday and Saturday 12pm-5pm
Must wear proper safety attire (see below)
Check out the Machine Shop’s Blog Posts to view projects from this space.
Please view our Shop Safety Rules page for more information about our guidelines and policies.
Required Safety Attire
Safety glasses and hair ties are available at the Machine Shop entrance.
This zone contains a 3D printer, laser cutter, vacuum forming machine, waterjet machine and hand tools.
Formech 450DT Vacuum Former
ProtoMAX Abrasive Waterjet Cutting Table
Training for the laser cutter, 3D printer, vacuum former and Waterjet is required. To learn how to schedule a training for any of these machines read the appointments information page.
This zone contains the power tools:
This zone requires the Power Tools training to gain access. Prerequisites: Green Zone training.
This zone contains the precision machines:
The Milling and Turning training is required to operate the Bridgeport Mill or Lathe. Prerequisites: Power Tools training.
Assisted Fabrication is available for making parts with the Haas Mini Mill.
The CNC Lathe and VF2 Mill are under repair.