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Precision Machining

Precision Machining is your one-stop-shop for the design and fabrication of mechanical parts in support of your research and teaching efforts.

where your ideas become reality...

  • Specializing in prototypes and one-offs
  • Modifications of off-the-shelf parts
  • Design/technical assistance and material selection
  • 3D modeling / drafting / printing
  • Conventional and CNC milling, profiling and turning
  • Autodesk Inventor, Fusion 360, Mastercam software, Solid Works
  • Welding and soldering
  • Surface grinding
  • Experience with high vacuum system components
  • Experience with various metals, ceramics and polymers
  • Student instruction


Randall Replogle


Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry, Room 81

Consultation Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Using Facility

Campus users are welcomed to stop in or submit requests via the web-based machining request system. Pre-scheduled appointments are also available for larger projects.


  • Chemistry Dept: $65/hour plus materials
  • On Campus: $74/hour plus materials
  • Off Campus: $113/hour plus materials

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

Department of Chemistry, 560 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2084 | Telephone: (765) 494-5200 | Fax: (765) 494-0239

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