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Services and Rates

Services We Provide:

  • Modification and repair
  • Machining
  • Welding (MIG and TIG)
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • Plastic fabrication
  • Woodworking
  • Prototyping
  • Electronics and computer work
  • GibbsCAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing)
  • SolidWorks® 3D modelling
  • Project Management
  • The Physics Machine Shop is equipped with a computer numerically controlled (CNC) mill capable of machining parts of vast complexity in three dimensions.
  • The shop also has three manual lathes of various sizes to meet all your needs.
  • The welding shop is equipped with MIG and TIG welders. The MIG welder is used for steel fabrication. The TIG welder is used for welding aluminum and stainless steel as well as vacuum parts and for repairs.
  • We can build or repair any of your woodworking needs and have the capability of working with plastics and a variety of other materials.

Project Management:

We will coordinate your project from start to finish. We can build and outsource components as needed.

For your project:

When you come to discuss your project with us, bring along any of the following items if you happen to have them:
  • Computer Assisted Design (CAD) drawings
  • Photographs
  • Hand-drawn sketches
  • Verbal descriptions of required modifications, repairs or new parts
  • Related information on selection of materials or processes
  • Actual parts that are significant which will be helpful for sizing and referencing
  • Your CFOAPAL if you work on campus and your unit uses UniFi

Shop Rates:

$50.00/hour for on-campus clients
$100.00/hour for off-campus clients
(Updated: Jan 25, 2013)

The Machine Shop


Services and Rates

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Contact Us

University of Saskatchewan
Physics Bldg, Room 40
116 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK. S7N 5E2, Canada
Ph: 306-966-6418
Fax: 306-966-6727