CNC

Fabrication Shop

Overview:

Welcome to the UMKC Department of Physics and Astronomy machine/fabrication shop. Our goal is to provide services and solutions to researchers and students that need custom machining or manufacturing. Staffed by Steve Siegel, M.S.A.L, and John Self, Machinist, the UMKC Department of Physics and Astronomy main machine shop offers a diverse array of fabrication and repair abilities, including welding, painting, electronics equipment diagnosis and repair, construction of new electronic devices, optical projects, sheet-metal fabrication, and a wide selection of machining capabilities. With experience in machining plastics, Teflon, glass, copper, aluminum, stainless steel, and more, the machine shop personnel provides CNC machining for complex parts and assemblies as well as complete cost-effective multiple-part orders.

For questions regarding the machine shop, please contact:
Steve Siegel
Email: siegelsf@umkc.edu
Office: (816) 235-1687
Fax: (816) 235-5221

To Request Work: Work Request

Services and Equipment:
Professional Fabrication Shop

At the Fabrication Shop we are able to perform many services such as, welding, painting, electronics equipment diagnosis and repair, construction of new electronic devices, optical projects, sheet-metal fabrication, and a wide selection of machining. The shop also offers CNC machining for complex parts and assemblies, as well as a cost-effective solution for multiple-part orders.

  • Arc Welding: MIG and TIG
  • Milling Machines: 9″ × 49″ Manual and 15″ × 2″ CNC
  • Lathes: 3″ × 8″ and 16″ × 60″
  • Band Saws: Vertical and Horizontal
  • Surface Grinders
  • Oxygen Acetylene Torch
  • Sand Blaster
  • Small Piece Heat Treating
  • Materials That We Machine:
    • Aluminum
    • Copper
    • Glass
    • Plastics
    • Stainless Steel
    • Teflon
    • And Moreā€¦

For questions regarding the machine shop, please contact:
Steve Siegel
Email: siegelsf@umkc.edu
Office: (816) 235-1687
Fax: (816) 235-5221

To Request Work: Work Request

Completed Projects:

The Fabrication Shop has completed many projects for various research groups, including complex constructions that require precision CNC milling. Here are a few examples of our work:

completed_SlayerExciter
completed_SampleExchangeArm
completed_PlasmaVaporDepMasksAndHolder
completed_PlasmaVaporDepMask
completed_PhotoelectricEffectStudentWorkstation
completed_OpticalFilters
completed_NeutronDetectorsAndModerator
completed_NeutronDetectionModerators
completed_MotorizedPressureChamber
completed_HybridVehicleSimulator2
completed_HybridVehicleSimulator
completed_HighVacuumValve
completed_HeatExchanger
completed_HandheldRadDetectorAndModerator
completed_FaradayCageAndHeatExchanger
completed_FaradayCage
completed_DACThicknessGauge
completed_DACs
completed_DACPressureChangerGearbox
completed_ColdFingersCryogenics
completed_AcousticSpeedMeasurer