McMaster University

McMaster University

Prototype Machine Shop — Machine Tools

The Machine Shop was created in the early 1970's by Mr. Colin Ikeson and was based on an English physiology workshop. It was then called the Neurosciences Workshop and played a major role setting up numerous research labs during the early days of the Faculty of Health Sciences.

Machine tools

Lathes

  • Myford Super 7 Modelling Lathe
  • Colchester Bantam - 11" swing, 20" between centres

Miller

  • Elliott Model 00 Omnimill Milling Machine

Drills

  • Dumore Bench Drill
  • Startrite Mercury Bench Drill
  • Gate-Progress Pillar Drill

Saws

  • Startrite Tilt Arbor Bench Saw
  • Startrite 24-V-10 Band Saw

Guillotine and Brake

  • Edwards 3 FT - 18G Capacity

Grinder, Buffer, Sander

  • Rockwell models

 

Electronic Test Equipment

  • Digital Multimeter
  • HP Oscilloscope
  • Signal Generator
  • Regulated DC Power Supply
  • Pentium 75 Computer

Materials

The Shop offers machining of most metals and plastics; sheet metal and wood working is also done.

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