Our mechanical services provide technical design and manufacturing to support teaching and research at UQ.

We produce ultra-high precision work, light to medium industrial-grade construction, and fabricate to your requirements.

Our services include:

  • designing and constructing prototypes
  • Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
  • Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining
  • ultra-high and high precision machining for a wide-range of materials
  • designing, constructing and maintaining High Vacuum Systems and Fittings 
  • vacuum pump maintenance and testing
  • Swagelok compression fitting 
  • gas systems design and construction to N5 high purity and better (for general gases He, N2, H2, O2 and numerous specialty gases)
  • process control systems: pressure and temperature
  • clean room equipment modifications and repair
  • constructing and maintaining laboratory infrastructure 
  • Intricate spot welding techniques which includes platinum, gold and stainless steel
  • high vacuum welding (TIG)
  • electric welding (MIG, TIG & ARC)
  • high temperature soldering and brazing
  • grinding (surface, angle and off-hand)
  • woodworking
  • spray painting
  • heavy handling capabilities

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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