Metal Fabrication & Welding

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Metal Fabrication

  • 4.5" angle grinders with cutoff, grinding, and flap wheels

  • 14" abrasive chop saw

  • 12" vertical band saw

  • 4"x6" horizontal band saw

  • 7"x12" horizontal band saw

  • Bench grinders

  • Bench belt and disc sanders

  • Sturdy fabrication/assembly table

  • 30" metal shear - press brake - slip roll

Welding

  • Miller Syncrowave 180 TIG welder

  • (2) Hobart 210MVP MIG welders (208V/120V)

  • Lincoln SP135 MIG welder

  • Lincoln Weldpak-HD flux-core welder

  • CertiFlat 3' x 4' welding tables with fixture clamps

Plasma Cutting

  • 8' x 4' Dynatorch CNC plasma cutter with water table and SheetCAM software

  • Hypertherm handheld plasma cutter

Finishing

  • Media blast cabinet

  • Powder coating system and oven

  • Fume hood for painting


Resource Managers

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Chris Egan

Welding Resource Manager - Chris is a mechanical engineer by profession, and a tinkerer and mechanic by hobby. He has spent the last decade teaching himself to fix and modify cars. Welding and metal work came as skills to support the car habit.

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Peter Dibble

Plasma Cutting Resource Manager - When not managing the BMW lot at Tulley Automotive, Peter can frequently be found dabbling in graphic design, videography, and animation, but his first love is 3-D design. Since joining the Lab, he’s learned new concepts and technologies for his installation sculptures, so he felt it was only fair to give back and teach others what he knew.