The Physics and Astronomy instrument shop provides complete professional instrument construction for research at UNC. It is located in Phillips Hall room 115. Our services include:

  • Design consultationDSC_1000
  • CNC programming
  • CNC turning
  • CNC milling
  • Manual machining
  • Electric discharge machining
  • Welding
  • Sheet metal fabrication
  • Plastic fabrication

Preferred CAD files are SLDPRT, IGES, and STP.



Our rates:
$41.00 per hour plus materials

Department transfer/journal entry. Please submit work in person. Please have your full chartfield prepared for billing at the time that work is submitted.

Philip Thompson, 919 962 1183