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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.

Scott Scheurich

Shawn Eversole

Rita Woodard

Torrey Pelfree

Hannah Wyant