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Machine Shop

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Main Services 

  • Component, device, apparatus, and instrument fabrication from plans/drawings/consultations. 
  • Design of projects from consultations. 
  • Consult to improve designs for function, cost, and manufacturability. 
  • Part creation from all machinable engineering materials. 
  • TIG welding of austenitic stainless steels, aluminum, titanium.  
  • Soldering and brazing. 
  • Repair of some instruments/equipment on a time available basis. 
  • Vacuum pump repair and leak detection on a time available basis. 
  • Shop training for Graduate and Post-Doctoral Researchers on a time available basis.  


Main Equipment 

  • CNC and manual lathes and milling machines. 
  • CAD/CAM system. 
  • Horizontal and vertical bandsaws. 
  • Water and air cooled TIG welding from 5-315 amps. 
  • All typical sheet metal equipment. 
  • Fastener, fitting, O-ring, and material inventory. 



Dusty Layton 

Machine Shop Class Registration

January - February 2025

March - April 2025

May - June 2025

September - October 2025


University of Utah
Department of Chemistry
Henry Eyring Building
315 South, 1400 East, 1527 S HEB
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0850

Phone number: 801-581-6639






Last Updated: 6/5/24