The Instrument Design & Fabrication Shop builds one-of-a-kind research instruments, laboratory devices, teaching aids, replacement parts for obsolete equipment and make modifications to existing equipment. The shop can take conceptual design to manufactured parts, turning ideas into working, usable machines or instruments.
Experienced staff and a full complement of machine tools, welding and sheet metal fabrication equipment assures the Instrument Design & Fabrication Shop can design, fabricate, repair or modify new or existing equipment and machinery in the most cost-effective manner, while meeting all work specifications. In addition, CNC milling and turning used with computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) enable the shop to make one item or many. An extensive inventory includes metal and plastic materials of all types, sizes and shapes.