Byrd Polar Machine Shop

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The Byrd Center maintains a machine shop equipped to fabricate ice core drills, sediment drills, and any other pieces of equipment required by the Center’s Principal Investigators and their students and postdocs. Paul Green serves as the Center’s design engineer and is responsible for all fabrication activities. The shop houses a CNC mill (photo), a manual mill, a metal lathe (photo), a brake box, a metal shear, a band saw, and a panel saw all of which allow Paul to work with wood, metals, and plastics. In addition to maintaining and operating the equipment, Paul works with the Center’s PIs to design solutions to meet their scientific, field, and instrumental requirements.

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    Last updated: 2020-09-24T11:13:28.125-04:00