Machine Shop

Affiliated departments and school


Student Machine Shop Rules

  1. Only persons trained or approved by the Student Machine Shop Supervisor may use the Student Machine shop.
  2. No one is allowed to use the equipment unless two people are present.
  3. Safety glasses must be worn at all times.
  4. Do not wear loose fitting clothing when operating shop equipment.
  5. Long hair must be restrained in such a manner so as not to be a safety hazard.
  6. Work areas should be kept clean and free of debris.
  7. Shop tools must be handled in a safe manner.
  8. When in doubt about machine operation or safety
    SEEK ADVICE!!!
  9. Report safety problems or concerns to the SCS Student Shop Supervisor / SCS Machine Shop Supervisor or the School of Chemical Sciences Safety Coordinator.
  10. Only SCS personnel are allowed to use the SCS Student Machine Shop after normal working hours ( 7:30 am – 12:00 noon, 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm ).
  11. Non SCS personnel will be charged at a rate of $21.00 per hour / Tools and tooling are provided.
  12. Tools are to be cleaned and replaced after each use by the user.
  13. Machines are to be cleaned after each use by the user.
  14. Only work related to University projects may be performed in the Student Machine Shop.
In the event of an emergency, dial 911 or 9-911.
For information or assistance contact
Mike Harland (217) 333-4278 or Tom Wilson (217) 333-7650.


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Machine Shop
School of Chemical Sciences
MC-712 Box 50-5
B71 Roger Adams Lab
505 South Matthews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Mike Harland, Shop Manager
mharland [at] illinois [dot] edu

(217) 333-4278
7:30 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday

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