Cutting edge research often requires the design and fabrication of customized glassware and specialized instrumentation. Experienced, expert staff are available to assist all departmental researchers. In-house IT staff are also available to provide support for computer hardware, software, network connectivity and other related issues.
The electronics shop coordinates the electronics design, construction, and repairs of major instrumentation. Fuses, wire, switches and small electronic parts are available. They also have experience with HP printer repairs.
The glass blowing shop handles the fabrication and repair of instructional and research glassware. Stock sizes of glass tubing, rod, ground glass joints, stopcocks, glass-metal seals, etc., are available.
The Chemistry Department Machine Shop is here to provide any and all types of machining, fabrication, and repairs primarily for the TAMU Chemistry Department, however we also do work for many other Departments in the System when time allows.
We provide CNC (Computer numerical control) machining with our HAAS Super Mini Mill 2 and our SL-10 Lathe. Our software for these machines consists of Matercam. We also use Solidworks for our drawings and design. We also have numerous Manual Mills and Manual Lathes, horizontal, vertical and table saws, Plasma cutter. We can machine Stainless, Steels, Aluminums and many types of Plastics. We can also do all types of welding, GTAW (tig), GMAW (mig) and GSAW (stick) on all types of material, Steel, Stainless, Titanium and Aluminum.
Our staff can work from sketches to CAD designs. We also provide our clients with estimates and consultations on work and design when requested.