Engineering Machine Shop (EMS)
The Engineering Machine Shop (EMS) a division of the Engineering Technology Centers is located in G450 SC. It is open 8am-noon and 12:30-4:30pm, Monday - Friday.
319-384-0600; fax 319-384-0549
The Engineering Machine Shop contains lathes, mills, bandsaws, and many hand tools with which to work many types of materials, including plastics, fiberglass, and metals. EMS works with students, faculty, and staff in the College of Engineering as well as people across the UI campus providing concept development, project design, and prototyping services. Students are taught how to use the equipment safely and then use the machines for class projects.
Introduction to EMS
EMS in the News
Rapid prototyping of sloth bones (07-01-11)
New and Updated Web Pages
DFM long-jump cars and art student projects printed on Fortus 3D printer for fall 2012 classes.
Transformer (video cassette to dog) from the Dimension 3d printer
Samples of work done on the waterjet cutting machine.
Instructions for using Easychange on the Bridgeport mill.
EMS This Week contains articles about a current event in the EMS.
This week: creating bio-synthetic heart parts.
Last week they printed a model of blood vessels in the eye using red plastic.
A January article is about mammoth bones.
Read about the engineering and art student projects, calibration of the new 3D printer, and scanning Napoleon's death mask.
To provide students, faculty, and staff a safe and innovative development and production machining facility that promotes, supports, and enhance the mission of the College of Engineering.