College of Engineering and Polymer Science

Date of Last Revision

2024-06-04 07:22:35


Aerospace Systems Engineering

Honors Course

Senior Design Project MECE_461_491 and AESE 497

Number of Credits


Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Date of Expected Graduation

Summer 2023


This report entails the scope, design considerations, and plans for creating a metal chip converter into metal briquettes. The construction is a set of machines with multiple processes to make the conversion happen. The process includes washing fine metal chips, drying them off, compressing them, and melting them down into usable briquettes. This project is intended to make a simple process to recycle metal chips into usable material for reuse. The project's objective is to reduce the costs of storage and recycling waste by offering a solution to recycle it into materials the shop can reuse.

Research Sponsor

Manigandan Kannan

First Reader

Nicholas Garafolo

Second Reader

Bill Wenzel

Honors Faculty Advisor

Scott Sawyer

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