The machine shop facilities fabricate parts for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE), including but not limited to coursework, student projects, student teams, capstone projects, and graduate research. The MAE department has two machine shops:

  • Engineering Design Centre – EDC 2515
  • Mackenzie Building – ME 2159

For information on services provided, available machines, training, to reserve a machine, or to submit a job request, please see the appropriate pages.

Shop Services →

Shop Training →

Resources →

Contact →

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to pay to have my project manufactured by the machine shop?

Carleton’s manufacturing services are free of charge to students, unless special or large quantities of material are required.

How do I submit a work order?

Job requests can be emailed to brian.koren@carleton.ca. For submission requirements, please see Services. Incomplete and/or inadequate submissions may be rejected at the discretion of staff.

Can I use the shop’s tools and machines to manufacture my project myself?

Training is offered by the university for students who require the use of a machine to fabricate their project. To reserve a machine, please submit a request here. All students booking a machine are subject to mandatory training and job review.