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Mechanical Workshop

The mechanical workshop undertakes the development of all mechanical systems, whether or not they be flight or organic process. These vary from plasma detectors to full telescopes and from radiation shields to refrigerant coolers. In consultation with researchers, the workshop will style instruments for the asking, modify existing instruments and style and build elements of instruments. This includes the look and creating of distinctive instrumentation for scientific experiments, furthermore as fine mechanical reparations. alternative facilities embrace fitting and turning, fraising and fine fastening. The engineering performed within the mechanical workshop focuses on manufacturing specialised, high-precision low-volume elements for laboratory and house instrumentation. Capabilities embrace CNC and manual, edge and turning together with EDM and sheet forming talents. The scope of our facilities permits the Department to provide a {large} vary of elements from preciseness elements to large fictional assemblies several of that operate in hostile environments, refrigerant temperatures and high vacuum.