Machine Shop Committee Meeting 20200328

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Virtual Machine shop monthly meeting. 03/28/2020 17:00


  • Paul Morely
  • Jim Hartnett
  • Chris Marlow
  • Charles Procter; Vice-Chair
  • David Kessinger
  • Bob Karnaugh; Vice Chair
  • Mike Glass
  • Tim Bene; Chair


  • New surface grinder was not approved at this time. This was mostly due to the uncertainty of Covid-19 shutdown
  • Electricians are currently are working on the electrical work.
  • Potentially maybe able to prepare for the move.
  • We may likely be able to move before we open back up.
  • Elections for Chair will be next month.
  • I bought gauge blocks, parallels, round gauge blocks, Blake coaxial indicator & a few other instruments for $205. I bought & paid for them but have not submitted for reimbursement.
  • Charlie sent the Blake indicator pins back to MSC. He contacted Blake & they indicated that they were closed until 4-20-2020, at least.
  • Discussion of PIG SIG,
  • Abitamim's Father has taken the Required classes that we voted on for the exclusion last month. He has formally reached out to me to accept the liability as we discussed.
  • Discussion of inventorying the equipment, including items in the cabinets.

Adjourned at 18:10