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College of Engineering and Applied Science


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Mission: To support educational and teaching endeavors by providing high-quality technical support.

Policies: The College Shop is available for the fabrication, modification, and repair of college related instructional and research equipment. Priority is given to the support of teaching and research projects within the college. The shop will also provide support to other University colleges and associated entities as time and funding permits. Funded projects are currently billed at the Fee Book published rate of $60/hr. Cost sharing is available for college projects which are billed at $40/hr.

Safety Training: Anyone wishing to operate conventional shop equipment must read and understand the Student's Machine Shop Handbook and then contact the Shop Manager for additional training on specific machines.

Work Requests: Requests for work must be given to the Shop Manager in the form of a printed drawing based on the Shop Drawing Template (Zip Format); 8.5x11 and 11x17 versions are provided. Drawings must convey all pertinent information about the part in order for it to be manufactured correctly. Good drawing practice is essential. An electronic version of the solid model must be emailed to the shop manager for CNC work. The College of Engineering and Applied Science provides SolidWorks® Education Edition in the ESIG and ME computer labs.Solidworks contains excellent tutorials and additional tutorials can be found here.

Capabilities: The College Shop operates a large number of machine tools giving a wide array of capabilities. The College Shop is capable of precision machining of ferrous and non-ferrous metals and plastics(list of materials). We utilize Master-CAM software in conjunction with our three axis-machining center. The welding area is equipped to do MIG or TIG welding.


  • Rob Erikson, Shop Manager
  • Michael Allen, Master Technician
  • Vince Dauer, Senior Technician
  • Peter Jay, Engineering Aid
  • Mike Schilt, Master Technician
  • Korey Kreitman, Master Technician

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College of Engineering and Applied Science

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EN 2085

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4253


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