The Syracuse Physics Department

Machine Shop

SB-221 Physics Building, Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY 13244-1130

Telephone; 315-443-2221

Welcome to the Machine Shop website!

We are here to service the University community. We have a great deal of experience producing innovative parts for the Physics and Chemistry departments, both for research and educational purposes.

Job submissions Shop rates
List of machines Personnel


For more information contact: Lou Buda (
We are capable of machining and welding a large range of materials: steel, aluminum, plastic, wood, etc... Shown below is a 3-axis CNC milling machine with 5'x10' bed.
This machine is computer programable and has cutting accuracy to +/-0.002" over the entire surface. It has been used to construct a large part of the CLEO III Ring Imaging Cherenkov detector, a large system for High Energy Particle Physics.


Information or comments on this page can be sent to Eric Schiff (
Last updated: 12/18/09