Advanced Manufacturing and Machining Facility (AMMF) | LSU Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

About The AMMF

The Advanced Manufacturing and Machining Facility (AMMF) at Louisiana State University are committed to providing the very best manufacturing and fabrication resources and services to offer related educational experiences for students, as well as to enable manufacturing research in the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, the College of Engineering, other campus units, and the community.

The AMMF is a founding member of the Central Users Facilities (CUF) of the Consortium for Innovation in Materials and Manufacturing, a cooperative agreement funded by the National Science Foundation and the LA Board of Regents.

130 Engineering Laboratory Annex Building (ELAB).

Hours of Operation
6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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The AMMF provides

  • manufacturing and machining services in support of research at reduced rates,
  • resources and services in support of the Capstone Design Program courses (i.e., ME 4243, ME 4202, ME 2212) and project-based learining in general, and
  • resources and services in support of manufacturing courses (e.g., ME 3633).

ME AMMF Benefactors

Gracious financial gifts from Mr. Frank H. Walk, Mr. Bob Alford, Ms. Marion Alford, Mr. Joe Wink, Mr. Buzz Rayborn, and the Fluor Corporation have made the ME AMMF the great facility that it is today.

Safety goes beyond a set of information and rules to memorize. Safety is a culture. You live it by learning it, and learn it by living it ... so that you and others can go on living. SAFETY is very important!

Advanced Manufacturing

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Machining & Fabrication

Explore the link below to learn about Machining & Fabrication.

Machining & Fab

Job Submission Protocols

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Job Submission



Capabilities & Equipment

The Shop is comprised of numerous articles of equipment and has many manufacturing, machining, and fabrication capabilities.


Safety Rules

The Shop considers safety to be one of the top priorities in serving the University and the Community.

Safety Rules


The Shop features an experienced staff covering traditional machining capabilities, welding,  fabrication and CNC machining.





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