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Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology

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Machine Shop – mechanical design and fabrication / repair of instrumentation. Equipped with CNC & manual mills, lathes, drill press, welding (TIG, stick, oxy-acetylene, and brazing), grinders, bandsaw, hand tools, AutoCAD Mechanical Desktop, and Mastercam Mill software.

Electronics Shop – repair, maintenance, and fabrication of various types of electronics equipment, including circuit board design and manufacture.

Sample Preparation – crystallographic alignment, sample cutting, polishing and chemical etching.

Thermal Processing – furnaces for processing samples at temperatures up to 1700oC in ambient or controlled environments.

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Laboratory for Surface Science and Technology
5708 Engineering Science Research Building - Barrows Hall
Orono, Maine 04469-5708
Phone: (207) 581-2254 | Fax: (207) 581-2255
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469