The SOM Machine Shop Core is the premiere milling and machining facility at the University of Utah, providing unparalleled service to the School of Medicine and the broader University community. The Machine Shop Core is equipped with a full complement of lathes, drills, vertical mills, knee mills, welders, grinders, and C-N-C machinery capable of repairing existing devices and of making new products from scratch. The experienced machinists will consult to assist with the design process for products ranging from precise surgical instruments to large-scale biomechanical testing equipment. The Machine Shop is capable of fabricating and repairing devices and parts out of carbon-steel, stainless steel, brass, copper, and plastics as well as other materials depending on the requirements of design specifications. Located in Research Park, the Machine Shop is a convenient fabrication resource for the University of Utah.
We are, by far, the shop with the fastest turn around. Also, you can come in with just an idea, or part of an idea, and leave with the satisfaction of having something designed and built that can do the job.