Facilities / Powell Family Structures & Materials Laboratory / Fabrication

  • Fabrication Overview Fabrication Overview Fabrication Overview Overview

    The lab is equipped with a 2000 square foot machine shop with metal and wood working capabilities. This shop is outfitted with sufficient 110/220V electrical outlets and a centralized pneumatic air system. The lab also contains a central tool rack to store all portable tools.

  • Metal Working

    The machine shop has the capability to fabricate and machine steel and aluminum parts of various sizes. The shop contains the following machines listed below.

    • Bridgeport Series II Mill
    • Craftsman 20 in 2HP Drill Press
    • Clausin Drill Press
    • Wilton 14" Vertical Band Saw
    • MSC Vertical Band Saw
    • Delta Model 9 Horizontal Band Saw
    • Dual-Wheel Grinder
    • Multiple Bench top Grinders
    • Millermatic 252 Mig Welder
    • Miller Syncrowave 180SD Tig Welder
    • Campbell Hausfield WS2800 Stick Welder
    • South Bend Large Lathe
    • Jet 1240P 2Hp Lathe
    • Acetylene Torch (Small and Large)

  • Wood Working

    The machine shop is equipped with multiple tools to construct wood test specimens listed below.

    • Dewalt 10" Miter/Scroll Saw
    • Dewalt 12" Miter Saw
    • Hitachi 10" Table Saw
    • Dayton 6" x 9" Belt & Disc Sander
    • Jet 16" Open Stand Planer
    • Delta DP 300L Drill Press
    • JWT JWL-1236 Woodworking Lathe

  • Electronics

    Howard Electronics Soldering Stations (988D and 850D).

University of Florida College of Engineering
Kirk Hatfield, Director
Engineering School of Sustainable
Infrastructure & Environment
365 Weil Hall
1949 Stadium Road
P.O. Box 116580 | Gainesville, FL 32611
Telephone: (352) 392-9537, ext. 1400
Fax: (352) 392-3394
University of Florida



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