Durwin Bossy

Journeyman Red Seal Machinist / Mechanic

School of Engineering
Office: EME 0216A
Phone: 250.807.8279
Email: durwin.bossy@ubc.ca


Setup and operates a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Fabricates, modifies, or repairs mechanical instruments. Repairs machine tools and also maintains industrial machines. Applies knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout material from drawings, including the use of Mastercam to program the CNC machines to complete a wide variety of jobs in the shop using machining procedures. The machine shop is set up to machine a large variety of materials such as steel, aluminum, super alloys, plastics and graphite. Major machines responsible for in the machine shop include:

o   Haas  UMC 750, 5 axis CNC Milling Center

o   Haas TM 1, 3 axis CNC Milling Machine

o   Haas TL 1 CNC Lathe

o   Omax waterjet machine

o   Kent KGHS 6384 AD surface grinder

o   2 Bridgeport milling machines

o   Advance metal lathe 16” Swing x 40” Long

o   IMA I-30 drill press

o   Mini lathe and mill

o   Tig & Mig welder

o   Metal Brakes


Machine Shop
Repair and maintenance of equipment and machines


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