Basic Shop Information
For your safety, and the safety
and convenience of others, you must receive this training before
you are allowed to use the drill press, band saw, and cutoff saw. You will
be expected to follow rules for use of the shop covered as part of this
- Shop Safety Video
This video reviews important safety information and requirements for shop
sure to watch this video before beginning work in the shop for the first time.
Manual Mill Orientation and
Manual Lathe Orientation
These training sessions are required before you are allowed to use of the manual
mill or manual lathe under guidance of an authorized mentor.
ME 223 Shop Orientation (.docx)
This orientation covers what students need to know for ME 223
Before You Enter the Shop (.docx)
Use this checklist de to ensure that you are prepared to efficiently carry
out a project in the shop.
This guide covers usage of the machine shop outside of the regular hours.
U of I Machine Plan Template (.docx)
U of I Machine Plan Example (.docx)
When preparing to machine a part in the U of I machine shop, use the Machine
Plan to help you work effectively and efficiently. If necessary, review the
Machine Plan example and note procedures and best practices for filling out a