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ECS Student MAD Lab
Available to all Engineering and Computer Science (ECS) students at Sacramento State, the Manufacturing And Design (MAD) Lab will help with the manufacturing or building of class or student organization projects located in SCL 1251. After completing mandatory safety training, the MAD Lab will provide technical support, access to equipment and tools, and a temporary workspace, as needed.
Available Student Services
If you are an ECS Student, you can get help building any project for a class or a student organization in the new ECS Student MAD Lab. ECS Students will have access to the following resources:
- Paint Booth
- Machine Shop Equipment
- Wood Shop Equipment
- Sheet Metal Equipment
Workshop Training Sessions
The ECS MAD Lab will schedule workshop training sessions open to all ECS students, faculty, and staff. Training sessions are limited to 10 participants and must have at least four participants to avoid being canceled or rescheduled.
All training workshops will be approximately one hour in length and will be held in the ECS MAD Lab located in 1245/1251 Santa Clara Hall. Contact Mike Newton to learn more.
Potential workshop training topics include:
- Squaring Blocks
- Sheet Metal Work
- Material Identification
- Electrical Plugs
- Work Holding Fixturing
- Introduction to Welding
- Intermediate Welding
- Shop Press
- Mill Operations
- Lathe Operations
- Band Saw Operations
- Tube Notching/Bending
Looking for Parts?
- Thomas Register online
- VWR - Sargent Welch online Catalog
- Fisher Scientific Catalog
- Grainger's online catalog
- McMaster Carr online catalog
- BOLTS??? Go to - Barnhill Bolt Company, Inc ( Look in their FAQ's for good fasteners )
- Cole - Parmer's Chemical Resistance Database - Specify a Material and Chemical and find compatibility
Instructions for ECS Locker Checkout
For questions regarding ECS lockers, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
ECS Technical Support Staff
Mike Newton, Equipment Technician III (Mechanical)
RK Ravuri, Equipment Technician III (Electrical/Electronic)
Jeff Ortiz, Equipment Technician II