The CMS Marine Shop, located in the Marine Science Warehouse,
provides manufacturing and prototyping support to the faculty, students
and engineers of the College of Marine Science at USF and its associated
institutions, FWC, USGS, and FIO.
With a 2500 square ft warehouse facility, the machine shop
offers a variety of services: from basic maintenance to instrument/equipment
Turning Equipment: 5 metal working lathes with turning capacity
up to 18" diameter and 60" length
3 Knee mills with maximum capacity of up to 18" x 40".
Panel Saw for wood and aluminum plates 16' x 8' table capacity
Up to 1/2" aluminum and 1/4" stainless. Automated and manual benders
with maximum 2" rollers.
5 ton Pirana hydraulic punch and shear.
TIG, MIG, electric arc, and spot welding. Includes automated rotary tables,
inert gas supply rack and 12' x 6' welding table
Testing and Simulation: Diving and hydrostatic pressure simulator with
internal capacity of 8" diameter and 30" length, pressures
up to 2500 PSI (1700 m sea water depth)
Shop: Includes routers, sanders, panel saw, crafting tools.
equipment: General tooling, taps, sand blaster, grinders, granite measuring
table, compressor, rail crane, 48" metal shear.
To contact the marine shop, (727) 553-1513.