Equipment List

The following is a list of some of the equipment found in the Student Shop.

Students considering using the Student Shop for course-related work should review this list prior to the start of their project since the availability, types and quantity of equipment will have an impact on the design, planning and fabrication process.


LeBlonde Regal Engine Lathe. 15” swing, 30” inches maximum distance between centers. Digital readout and quick-change tool post.

Nardini Nodus Engine Lathe. 15” swing, 60” maximum distance between centers. Digital readout and quick-change tool post.

ACER 1340G Engine Lathe. 13” swing, 40” maximum distance between centers. Digital readout and quick-change tool post.

Milling machines

Lagun Republic FTV-2S vertical turret mill. 3HP variable speed head, R8 spindle. 10” by 50” table (10” by 34” of usable table space). Digital readout for X and Y axis.

Two each Acer 3VS vertical turret mill. 3HP variable speed head, R8 spindle. 9” by 42” table. Digital readout for X and Y axis.

Surface grinder

Powermatic 1275 manual surface grinder. 6” by 12” magnetic chuck, 7” by 1/2” wheel. This is a small machine suitable only for very light work.

Drill presses

Two each, Delta VS6 15” floor model variable speed drill press. Adjustable table, 1/2" maximum drill diameter.

Delta 11-990 12” table-top, step-head drill press. 3/8” maximum drill diameter.


Delta 20” variable-speed vertical band saw.

 Jet 18” vertical band saw.

Keller #1 power hack saw. 5” maximum capacity.

ACM Model ACM-4 abrasive cut-off saw. 1” maximum capacity.

Dewalt Model DW872 Multi-cutter saw. 14” blade.


Powermatic Model 33-B belt sander. 6” by 48” belts.

Kalamazoo Model 2FSM belt sander. 2” by 48” belts.

Mead Model BMB belt sander. 1” by 42” belts.

Sheet Metal Equipment

Tennsmith Model 52 foot-powered squaring shear. 52” width capacity.

Condor Model B936 universal hand-powered brake.

Tennsmith Model 16-18 hand-powered metal notcher.

Roper Whitney #15 hand-powered horn punch.

Di-Acro 12 station, hand-powered turret punch press.

Condor Model R-612 hand-powered slip roll.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All of the sheet metal machines have the following capacities that MUST NOT BE EXCEEDED.

  • Mild steel -- 1/16” (.062”) maximum thickness
  • Aluminum -- 3/32” (.093”) maximum thickness
  • Stainless steel – 1/32” (.032”) maximum thickness

Welding equipment

Marquette Model 10-128 electric arc welder. 3/16” maximum welding rod diameter.

Marquette Model 20-110 oxygen/acetylene cutting torch.

Marquette Model 20-100 oxygen/acetylene welding torch set.

Duro-Dyne Model BW portable spot welder.

Miscellaneous power tools

Electric drill, 3/8” capacity.

Electric drill, 1/2” capacity.

Jigsaw, two-speed.

Grinder, right angle, 4.5” wheel.

Dremel Moto-Tool kit, variable speed.

Measuring tools and instruments

Vernier calipers

Inside micrometers

Outside micrometers

Vernier height gage

Optical comparator

Telescoping gage set

Dial indicators

Dial test indicators

Magnetic bases

Edge finders

Gage block set

Precision squares

Sine Bar

Digital force gauge

Torque Watches

Tachometer, hand-held


Combination Squares

Hand tools

The Student Shop keeps a set of common hand tools in the RED toolbox in the middle of the shop floor.


Several complete sets of Fractional, Letter and Number drills are located in the shop. Metric drills are not available.

Tap and die sets

A set of both standard and metric taps and dies are located in the RED toolbox.

Chassis punches and hole saws

Hand operated round chassis punches in sizes from 1/2” to 3” are located in the shop.

Hole saws ranging from 1 1/2” to 4” are located in the shop.

Woodworking equipment

All woodworking equipment is located in a separate room within the Student Shop. Due to New York State fire and safety laws, no woodworking is allowed in the metalworking area of the Student Shop. The following equipment is available:

Table saw, 24” x 24”.

Band saw, 12”.

Drill press, 12 speed, 5/8” maximum drill capacity.

Disk/Belt sander.

Finishing sander.

Circular saw, 7 1/4”.

Delta dust collection system.

Last Updated: 11/26/13