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LASSP -  Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics

Cornell Laboratory for Atomic and Solid State Physics

Machine Shop

Location: BE-21 Clark Hall

Hours of Operation: 8am to noon - 1pm to 3:30pm M-F year round

Contact: Robert Page,, 255-3524 (office), 255-6055 (shop)

The LASSP Machine Shop is a full-service machining and fabricating facility that serves all departments of Cornell. Services we offer include:

  • Consulting and Estimates
  • Quality Control, Measuring and Inspection
  • CNC Milling and Turning
  • Conventional Milling and Turning
  • CNC and Conventional boring, and threading
  • Grinding, Surface and Cylindrical
  • EDM, Electrical Discharge Machining
  • Material Cutting, Band-saw and Plasma cutting
  • Shearing, Rolling, and Forming
  • Drilling and Tapping
  • Boring and Honing
  • Engraving
  • Welding: TIG, MIG, Plasma, Stick, Spot and Beam
  • Brazing and Soldering
  • Water Jet Machining
  • 3D Printing
  • Hardness Testing

Our material inventory includes:

  • Stainless steel
  • Mild steel
  • Tool steel
  • Aluminum
  • Copper
  • Bronze
  • Brass
  • Teflon
  • Nylon
  • Delrin
  • Acrylic
  • Polycarbonate
  • Phenolic and G10
  • PVC
  • Graphite
  • Macor


Shapes include plate, round, square, rectangle, hexagon, tubing and structural. We also stock a large assortment of fasteners, both English and metric, as well as some plumbing fittings.

Notes for paying for Fabricated Equipment [PDF].