Science Workshop

Science Workshop

Welcome to the Science Workshop

The Science Workshop provides technical support to many researchers and teachers in the Faculty of Science, in addition to other University units. The Workshop has four highly skilled technicians who have access to an excellent complement of machine tools providing complete CNC and manual machine shop services, Computer-Aided Design and welding. The technical staff have experience on campus and a thorough knowledge of University needs. Assistance can be provided at any stage of a project, from design through selection of materials and process of fabrication. The department also operates a technical stores area, giving the Faculty easy access to a wide variety of hardware, fasteners, metals, plastics, etc.

Available Equipment and Services

  • CNC Lathe
  • CNC 3 Axis milling Machines
  • CNC 5 Axis milling Machines
  • 3D Printing
  • Conventional Lathes and Milling Machines
  • Radial Arm Drill Press
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • 4-Foot Hydraulic Sheet Metal Shear
  • 4-Foot Sheet Metal Brake
  • 4-Foot Sheet Metal Rollers
  • Surface grinding machine
  • Leak Detection
  • Sand Blasting
  • Painting
  • Welding (MIG, TIG, SMAW, Oxy Fuel welding (OFW))
  • Precision machining
  • Cad Cam programming
  • Vacuum techniques
  • High pressure systems
  • Metallurgy
  • Cryogenic techniques
  • Scientific equipment maintenance and installation
  • Vacuum pump repair
  • Numerous years of experience in R/D fields
  • Rolling/Forming
  • Heat Treatment
  • Anodizing
  • Large Sheet Metal Work
  • Cylindrical Grinding
  • Laser Cutting
  • Water Jet Cutting

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Contact us

Science A Building
Room 07 (SA 07)

Phone: (403) 220-5576
Fax: (403) 220-0599

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday
8:00am to 4:00pm

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