STC Machine Shop

The Science and Technology Center Machine Shop, housed in the Science and Technology Center at 4 Colby Street, is equipped with the knowledgeable staff and precision tools needed to design and fabricate the necessary resources for students, faculty, and staff to perform their experiments and research. The shop is capable of machining complex parts from plastics such as polycarbonate, delrin, and Teflon, to metals such as stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass, and steel. Welding can be done on everything from stainless steel to mild steel. Fully equipped with computer controlled milling machines, CNC and precision lathes, a programmable indexing head, and expert staff, the Machine Shop can help design projects as well as fabricate the work on site.

Contact Us

4 Colby St, room 102
Hours: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday
Phone: 617-627-3777


  • 3 Bridgeport style milling machines
  • Milltronics RH30 machining center
  • 5 lathes and ProtoTrak CNC lathe
  • 3 Mig/Tig welders
  •  Spot welder
  • Plasma Cutter
  • 4 drill presses
  • Sand Blaster and tumblers
  • Surface grider and belt sanders
  • Ironworker and rotary punch
  • Shear and brake
  • 10” table saw and panel saw

The STC Machine Shop is equipped to work with most metals and plastics. Machines can be calibrated to metric or standard measurements
**Note: The STC Machine Shop is not Equipped to work with glass**

Our Services

All jobs include free design consultation with a machinist before fabrication begins.

Price: $75 per hour plus cost of materials, billed via IDR to the specified project or department

Funding source must be provided before work can begin.

Contact Denis Dupuis ( or Scott MacCorkle ( to schedule work.