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UW Machine Shop

Shop Policies

 


Please review the following policies for the UW Machine Shop.
  • We do not loan tools to non-UW users.
  • We occasionally loan tools for short-term lab use.
  • We charge an hourly rate for labor ($60 per) and machine time (between $60-80 per) in the following areas:
  • We don’t charge for consultations that take less than 30 minutes.
  • To discuss your project in-person at no cost, please bring the following information:
    • Project name/course number
    • Laboratory room number
    • Principal investigator, instructor, or advisor
    • First and last name of person requesting the work
    • Phone and email contact for requestor
    • Part material and quantity
    • Well-annotated drawing
  • Walk-in hours are 1-3 p.m. Monday-Friday and by appointment.
  • Raw materials can be purchased from the shop or provided by the customer.
  • During senior design, enrolled students may use the shop after completing mandatory safety training.
    • Read Student Handbook & complete Shop Safety Assessment.
    • Each Senior Design project qualifies for 15hrs of free shop staff labor
    • Materials available for purchase at then-current market prices, subject to University regulations.
  • Other students must obtain permission from the shop manager before using shop facilities for university projects only.
  • Projects are prioritized generally on a first-in-first-out (FIFO) basis. If needed, the queue may be re-ordered with the following priority list: Academics, then funded research, then unfunded research, then external.
Equipment in machine room
Contact Us

UW Machine Shop

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-4243

Email: uw-shop@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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