EMS This Week

This series of articles highlights a project or activity occuring in the Engineering Machine Shop.


  • All of the things that I have seen cut by the waterjet cutter have been metal. But recently that device cut several 6” slabs of cork. Why cork? And who would do that? Alex Zeppieri, who is a CEE major with an art minor, explained how he came to have thick chunks of cork cut in the Engineering Machine Shop. He elucidated:

    December 10, 2014
  • Detector element cases printed on 3D printers for CERN.

    October 29, 2014
  • This computer classroom was rebuilt with new tables and chairs, lecturn, and projector.

    August 19, 2014
  • A student employee noted that the welding equipment was out-of-date and what happened.

    July 24, 2014
  • Another 3D printer that uses different materials.

    June 27, 2014
  • Created on OMAX waterjet cutter by EMS employee and student Andrew S.

    November 04, 2013
  • Are you curious abou how a 3D printer works? Watch this video.

    October 15, 2013
  • The brain gear was printed from a sample file that came with the Fortus 3D printer.

    March 19, 2013
  • Bio-synthetic tubes to be used as stents, formed on a lathe created in the EMS.

    March 08, 2013
  • A model of a 6mm x 6mm area in the human eye made on the Fortus 3D printer.

    February 19, 2013