Machine Shop

Carnegie's Earth and Planets Laboratory, located in Washington, D.C., maintains a modern machine shop with state-of-the-art CNC capabilities. This includes a Cincinnati Milacron 12 tool CNC lathe, a Tormach 15L Slant-PRO CNC Lathe, a Matsura ES-550V CNC mill with 30 tool holder, an Okamoto 820 surface grinder, and a new AgieCharmilles CUT 200 Sp wire cut EDM machine with a DRILL 20 starting hole machine. Work orders may be submitted by BBR staff through the internal website reservation system.

Primary staff:

Machine Shop

Our Machines

CNC Lathe:Cincinnati milacron 12 tool CNC Lathe with vise and collet holder


Tormach 8 tool CNC lathe with vise and collet holder

tormach 8

Cut 200 SP CNC Wire EDM machine

Cut 200 SP

Drill 20 Hole popper EDM machine

Dril 20 Hole Popper

Matsura ES-550V 30 tool holder CNC mill


Okamoto 820 surface grinder


Okamoto cylindrical grinder with Internal grinding attachment

Okamoto cylinderical grinder

Miller syncrowave 350 LX TIG welder

Miller Syncrowave