Processing & Mechanical Lab (Milling, Pressing, Testing)

processing

 

Randolph 156

Lab Supervisor: Tom Staley

Pressing Capabilities and Equipment:
3D-Printer (Z-Corporation)
Compression Test System (Com Ten)
Uniaxial Laminating Press, 50 Ton (Drake)
Uniaxial Presses (4), 12 Ton (Carver)
Cold Isostatic Press (Fluitron)
Rolling Mill (Grobet)
Miniature Impact Tester with Notcher (Tinus Olsen)

Processing Capabilities and Equipment:
Extruders
Single Tier Jar Mills (U.S. Stoneware)
Mechanical Sieve Shaker with assorted sieves
Ultrasonic Sieve Shaker with assorted sieves
Viscometer

Safety Alerts:
 
Respiratory - Particulate
Hand Hazards - Abrasion/Punctures
Eye Hazards - Dust/Flying Debris 

Safety Links:
Chemical Hygiene Plan
http://www.ehss.vt.edu/programs/HCM_lab_require.php 
Environmental Health and Safety
http://www.ehss.vt.edu/
http://www.ehss.vt.edu/training/ 

Emergency Contacts: 
Carlos Suchicital, Facilities Manager (540-315-5197)