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The machine shop provides design consultation, precision machining, and fitting and assembly, on both prototypes and custom-designed parts. We work with a broad range of polymer and metal materials and state-of-the-art machine tools. Our goal is to support faculty and student research within the University of Toronto’s Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, the wider University community, and the University affiliated research hospitals.

Note: We do not take on contract work for corporations; private individuals; alumni or small businesses.

Rates:

  • MIE department: $62.50/hr
  • Other departments within UofT: $72.50/hr

Services

  • Manual Machining
  • CNC Programming
  • CNC Lathe
  • CNC Milling
  • Welding
  • Sandblasting
  • Sheet Metal Work
  • Fitting/Assembly
  • Electro-Discharge Machining (EDM)
  • Surface Grinding
  • Waterjet Cutting
  • Laser Cutting (Non-metals)

Outsourcing

  • Rolling/Forming
  • Welding
  • Heat Treatment
  • Anodizing
  • Large Sheet Metal Work
  • Cylindrical Grinding
  • Laser Cutting (Metals)

3D Printing

Please send .stl files to ryan@mie.utoronto.ca for quotation:

Dimension 3D Printer x 2

  • 10″ x 10″ x 12″ Work Envelope
  • ABS Plastic
  • 0.010″ layer thickness
  • SST model has solube support material
  • BST model has break away support material

Rate: $62.50 (MIE)/$72.50 (Other UofT department) set up charge + $5/cubic inch of material


How to request professional services

  • Submit drawings; sketches; CAD file (.sldprt, .slddrw, .Iges, .dwg, .dxf, .step); supplied component drawings, etc. in order to receive a written quotation which will include materials.
  • If you would like to proceed with the work based on the quotation, please complete the following job request form and email ryan@mie.utoronto.ca

Job Request Form

mshop-equipment-01 CTX 310 Glidemeister CNC Lathe

  • 14.5″ swing by 17.5″ between centres
  • 6,000 rpm spindle
  • 12 position tool turret
mshop-equipment-02 DMC 635 Deckel Maho CNC Vertical Machining Centre

  • 24″ x-axis travel by 20″ y-axis travel by 19″ z-axis travel
  • 8,000 rpm spindle
  • 20 tool Automatic Tool Changer
mshop-equipment-03 HAAS VF-2 SS Vertical Machining Centre

  • 30″ x axis travel
  • 16″ y axis travel
  • 20″ z axis travel
  • 12,000rpm
  • 24+1 tool changer
mshop-equipment-04 Sodick AD325L CNC Wire EDM

  • 12.5″ x-axis travel by 9.5″ y-axis travel by 8.5″ z-axis travel
  • wire size of 0.006″ to 0.012″
  • 15 degree per side taper cutting
  • 0.1um resolution
mshop-equipment-05 Agie Charmilles Drill 11 NC EDM Hole Driller

  • 12″ x-axis travel by 8″ y-axis travel by 12″ z-axis travel
  • drill sizes from 0.006″(0.15mm) to 0.125″(3mm)
  • can drill up to depth of 200 x (electrode diameter)
mshop-equipment-06 Dimension 3D Printer x 2

  • 10″ x 10″ x 12″ Work Envelope
  • ABS Plastic
  • 0.010″ layer thickness
  • SST model has solube support material
  • BST model has break away support material
mshop-equipment-07 Haas TM-1 CNC Tool Room Mill

  • 30″ x axis travel
  • 12″ y axis travel
  • 16″ z axis travel
  • 4,000rpm
mshop-equipment-08 Roland 3D scanner

  • 10″ dia x 16″ H – Work Envelope
  • 0.004″ scan resolution
  • rotational and planer scanning
mshop-equipment-09 Flow Mach 2 CNC Waterjet

  • 52″ x 52″ Work Envelope
  • 55,000 psi pump
  • Material thickness up to 7″ on slats, 30″ with custom fixture
  • Cuts any material except tempered glass
  • Equipped with Flow ultra pierce vacuum assist for chip free start holes in brittle materials
mshop-equipment-10 Manual Machines/Equipment:

  • Hardinge Precision Lathes
  • Engine Lathes
  • Vertical Mills
  • Surface Grinder, Pedestal Grinders
  • Horizontal and Vertical Band Saws
  • Drill Presses
  • Stick, TIG, and MIG welders
  • Plasma Cutter
  • Sheet Metal Shear, Brake, Slip Roll form and Notcher
  • Table Saws, Panel Saw
  • Sandblaster
  • 4′ x 6′ surface plate and precision measuring tools