Our workshops provide repairs, maintenance, and safety inspections for the electronic, electrical, and optical equipment used for teaching and research.

Our services 

We offer safety inspections and testing

  • assess electronic, electrical, and optical equipment
  •  remove unsafe equipment from service.

We provide full maintenance and equipment repair

  • centrifuges
  • shakers
  • hotplate/stirrers
  • water baths
  • ultrasonic baths
  • ovens
  • incubators
  • fault finding
  • modification
  • repair and calibrate equipment for function and safety

    We provide technical support and advice

    • for purchase/use of specific equipment and components
    • on safety matters
    • equipment condition and use 
    • to enhance your design

    We design and construct

    • small to medium size scientific instruments and experimental equipment
    • circuit boards, printed circuit boards (PCB), wire wrap boards, strip board, etc.
    • select and design equipment enclosures
    • equipment wiring and component assembly e.g. installing PCB's, relays, transformers, etc. into suitable enclosures
    • equipment to required specification or your own design.

    We service and maintain optical equipment

    Our services for microscopes (and associated equipment) include:

    • pre-cleaning evaluation and inspection
    • test all components for proper operation
    • clean exterior of microscope
    • inspect all mechanics and bearing systems (remove old lubricant and lubricate with new)
    • cleaning of internal optics as required (removal of fungus)
    • reassemble and align components and collimate optics
    • check safety of electrical circuits
    • examine and align illumination system
    • post-service inspection.


    Job requests

    Login to Archibus to:

    • submit your job request
    • track your job's progress

    Complete and attach the Hazardous Equipment Work form (PDF, 111.3 KB) for service in your lab or office.


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