Mill, Southwestern



The CNAS Machine Shop specializes in precision machining, fabrication, UHV welding & design.  We have over 40 years of experience & can help with everything from basic parts for facilities to complex machining, welding & glass blowing for experiments.


Stopping by the Shop

 Location : Physics 1028
Phone : 951-827-5337

Due to social distancing guidelines,
please contact us before stopping by the shop. 

We're happy to set up a time to meet you.

Job Submission

Submit your job directly by selecting the material category. 

One of our Engineers will respond within 2 business days.


Engineer Expertise

The CNAS Shop serves the entire UCR community including Teaching & Research labs, as well as our campus Facilities Services.  We also welcome projects with community and industry partners. 

We pride ourselves on collaboration with our clients and enjoy teaching students the art of the shop.  From design services to simple repairs, we are here to help. 
Below is a short list of just some of what we do:

3D Printing & Design Services

  • Custom Fabrication
  • Laboratory Glass Repair

Gas Brazing

Heat Treating

​​​​​​Lathe & Milling
  • Manual & CNC
  • 3-Axis Milling

Machining & Fabrication
  • Alloys
  • Ceramics
  • Metals
  • Plastics
  • Sheet Metal
​​​Repairs, including
  • Centrifuge/Shake
  • Most Lab Equipment
  • Pumps

Surface Grinding w/Precision

UHV Welding

Vacuum Leak Testing & Repair


Wire & Sinker EDM