University of Texas at El Paso

Design Studio Machine Shop

This Design Studio is an ideation space tailored to encourage creativity and efficiency through informality and collaboration. It features ergonomic seating, comfortable ambient lighting, large flat panel displays, projection screens, and abundant access to CAD and other engineering software. The Manufacturing Workshop is a fully functional manufacturing facility equipped with CNC and conventional machines and tooling. The manufacturing facility also includes thermo-forming and composite materials processing units, sheet-metal fabrications, and welding units.

Design Studio

  • Design Stations with 38” displays
  • NX 7.5, Solidworks, Pro-E and CATIA
  • Project Presentation Facility
  • Team Meeting Room
  • FMD 3D Printer
  • HP DesignJet Plotter
  • Bench-top Workstations

Manufacturing Facility

  • CNCs
    • Mill
      • MAZAK Nexus 410A-II
      • HAAS
      • BRIDGEPOINT Interact 412
    • Lathe
      • KENTOCN KLR-12
  • Conventional Machines
    • Mill
      • 2 SHARP-precision machine tools
    • Lathe
      • 2 Leblond Regal
      • 1 Delta Rockwell
  • Welders
    • Tig Welder
    • Mig Welder
  • Saw
    • Vertical saw [GROB INC]
    • Horizontal saw [ DM 10- HYD MECH]
  • Grinding Stations

Contact Information

University of Texas at El Paso
Mechanical Engineering Department
Engineering Building Bldg.
Room A-126
500 W. University Ave.
El Paso, TX 79968-0521

Tel: (915) 747-5450
Fax: (915) 747-5019