Machine Shop

Carleton Lab Equipment

The Carleton Laboratory has a fully outfitted metalworking machine shop capable of machining parts, fittings, and testing enclosures in steel, non-ferrous metals, plexiglass, and wood. The Carleton Machine Shop’s machine park is state of the art, either of the latest generation or recently rebuilt and modernized with digital readouts installed on core machine tools.

The machine shop is open for use by undergraduate and graduate civil engineering students performing research, supported by the lab’s own senior lab technician. All other persons may submit a Fabrication Request Form to have parts fabricated by the shop.

Phone: +1.212.854.4461


  • HAAS TM 1P Toolroom Mill
  • Bridgeport Vertical Mill with 3-Axis Acu-Rite DRO
  • Clausing Colchester 15” Geared Head Lathe with 2-Axis Acu-Rite DRO
  • Two Clausing Ibarmia TS-25 Drill Presses
  • Flott TB 13+ Drill Press and Tapping Machine
  • Clausing Variable Speed 20” Drill Press
  • Brown & Sharpe Reciprocating Precision Grinder
  • DoAll Vertical Bandsaw
  • Baileigh Horizontal Bandsaw
  • Dake Metal-Cutting Mitering Cold Saw
  • Clausing Ibarmia B-50 Heavy-Duty Drill Press

HAAS TM-1P Toolroom Mill in the Machine Shop

Due to Carleton Laboratory’s special status within Columbia University, we may only accept external projects that are related to specialty testing applications not offered by commercial testing laboratories in the area.


To initiate a fabrication project, please fill out the online Fabrication Request Form or print out and fill out a paper copy.

For further information or to discuss a fabrication project contact Travis Simmons at +1.212.854.4461 or Will Hunnicutt at +1.212.854.3158.

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