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Instrumentation Module Machinist Laboratory


Eric .Worthington Manager
Eric Worthington

Location & Contact
Volker Hall 
Room B002B
Phone: (205) 934-1684

The VSRC Instrumentation Module Machinist Laboratory is a fully‐equipped shop which includes a 3- and a 4-axis CNC milling machine, a lathe, horizontal and vertical band saws, a drill press, a planer, a belt sander, and a variety of hand tools.

Services include:
• 3D design in CAD software, and fabrication of new research instruments, in collaboration with the Electronics Laboratory and the Advanced Image Analysis Module
• repair, modification, retooling, and replacement of parts of existing equipment
• technical assistance for any kind of machine shop and mechanical needs
• assistance in the selection and purchasing of tools, parts, and other mechanical


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