The Chase Ocean Engineering Lab is equipped with 720 sq. ft machine shop, which was renovated and expanded in 2009. The shop is equipped with a wide variety of tools for wood and metal fabrication, including a milling machine, tool-room lathe, heavy-duty drill press, large vertical and horizontal band saws, and a sheet metal shear. Standard and arc welding capability is also available for students and researchers. A 12′ x 12′ overhead door facilitates entry/exit of large fabricated items. A full-time master machinist is on staff to support fabrication activities.
For more information on the machine shop, please contact Paul Lavoie.