Gibbs Machine Shop

We help researchers with expert conceptual design, engineering, prototyping, and custom manufacture of scientific equipment.


Core Website

Vincent Bernardo

Primary Contact
Hours & Location

Wright Laboratory, 272 Whitney Avenue, room 194B

About the core

The shop has served the research community at Yale for over 35 years, providing expert assistance with custom equipment design and fabrication.

Resources include:

  • Lathes and milling machines
  • CNC lathe
  • CNC 2-axis milling machines
  • CNC 3-axis milling machine
  • 48-inch gap lathe
  • Radial drill press
  • 8-foot hydraulic shear (1/2 steel shearing capacity)
  • 24-inch sheet metal brake
  • Electric discharge machine (EDM)
  • O.D./I.D. and surface-grinding machines
  • Leak detection
  • Sand and dry peen blasting
  • TIG and MIG welding


Wright Laboratory

272 Whitney Avenue

New Haven, CT 06511

Primary contact