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Purdue Chemistry - Maintenance Shop

Chemistry building operations and services to support research.


Wetherill Chemistry Building - Room 141


Monday - Friday
7:00am - 4:00pm


(765) 494-5209

Service Request

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Chemistry Shop Duties

    • Departmental keys (Read more about key checkout procedure)

    • Two departmental vans for on/off-campus transportation

    • Vacuum pump repairs

    • Refrigeration & Ice machine repairs

    • Phone installation and repairs

    • Carpentry, plexiglas, and metal project fabrication

    • Chemical hood troubleshooting

    • Electrical equipment troubleshooting

    • Lab renovation and modification

    • Autoclave & photo processing questions

    • Equipment can be borrowed (departmental only)

    • Physical Facilities liaison for:

      • Building offices/lab heating and cooling issues
      • Light fixtures
      • Elevators
      • Recycling (Equipment, light bulbs, batteries)
      • Chemical spills

In case of Emergency

If an emergency happens during the day, call Purdue Police Department (765) 494-8221 and (if you have time) the Chem Shop (765) 494-5209 to tell us which building and room, so we can assist emergency crews. After hours emergency calls should be made to Purdue Police Department (765) 494-8221.

Ned Gangwer
Building Deputy, Shop Mgr.

Aaron Harkleroad

Kim Hemersbach

Austin Johanning

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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