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General Services

Looking for that hard to find part? Or, perhaps you need a one-of-a-kind item machined from a specialty material? How about that specialized mounting system for your next research project? The Precision Machining Facility in the Chemistry Department at Purdue is the one-stop shop for all your precision machining needs.

The Precision Machine Shop provides custom machining, mechanical fabrication, and prototype work in support of research and teaching programs. Located in the basement of the Wetherill Building, the Precision Machine Shop is staffed by Randy Replogle. If you would like to submit a Project Request, click here. Randy is available for walk-in consultation Monday through Friday during normal shop hours. Pre-scheduled appointments are also available for larger projects.

Machine Shop Rates:

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

Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry
Room 81
(765) 494-5305

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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