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Capabilities and Specialties

Mechanical services are capable of dealing with a large and complex range of technical design and manufacturing requirements to support teaching and research technical needs. These services are capable of producing ultra-high precision work through to light to medium industrial grade construction and fabrication to suit your individual needs.

The workshop technical staff provide a wide range of skills, abilities and knowledge in areas such as:

  • Prototype design and construction
  • Engineering design capabilities such as Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)
  • Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machining
  • Ultra-high and high precision machining of an extensive range of materials
  • High Vacuum Systems and Fittings (design, construction and maintenance)
  • Vacuum pump maintenance and testing
  • Extensive Swagelok compression fitting knowledge and experience
  • 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
  • Laboratory infrastructure construction and maintenance
  • 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

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