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Capabilities & Specialties

Science Workshops technicians possess the necessary safety inductions and local knowledge of the Faculties research and teaching laboratories. The Workshops offer a wide range of general maintenance, repair and installation services within both laboratory and office areas. When submitting a job request that requires Workshops staff to carry out work in your lab on your equipment you will need to download and complete the Hazardous Equipment Work form, which you will then attach to your work request.

The Workshops can provide on location services such as:

Installation and Repairs
  • Vacuum pump testing
  • Vacuum system service and installations
  • Supply of vacuum hoses and components (clamps, flanges, O-rings, hose tails, etc.)
  • Laboratory coat hooks and racks
  • Acrylic pipet holder racks
  • Acrylic or PVC boxes of various designs
  • Acrylic light covers for various instruments
  • Supply and fitting of Swagelok fittings for various gas installations
  • Fully sealed melamine shelving (PC2 suitable)
  • Manufacturing of stainless steel trolleys
  • Stainless steel water bath cleaning and servicing
  • Manufacturing of laboratory benches and specialized furniture
  • Replacement, servicing and supply of spare parts for laboratory equipment
  • Minor office repairs and maintenance
Provisions for Electrical Safety
  • Carry out safety inspections and testing of electrical equipment
  • Remove items that are identified as unsafe from service.

For Job Requests which may be either mechanical or non-electrically related, please visit Mechanical Services.

For Job Requests which may be electronics and/or electrically related, please visit Electronics & Electrical Services.

For Job Requests of which you may be unsure, please email the Science Workshops Manager.

Interested in the Workshops job submission processFind out more. Ready to submit a request? Submit your Job Request to On Location Services today.