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Self-Service Machine Shop use

To request Self-Service Machine shop training and access:

  1. Complete the EH&S Machine Shop Safety Course.
  2. Review the IDF Self-Service Machine Shop rules and guidelines.
  3. Schedule your training here - Self-Service Machine Shop Training Schedule.
  4. Contact the IDF Core Facility to enroll in the required Introduction to Metalworking Class (requires 20 to 24 hours of shop time).
  5. Complete the machine shop project assigned in class.


Our commitment to you

We are committed to providing excellent service to all customers including our non-ASU industry partners. Here is what you can expect upon contacting us for assistance:

  • Within 24 hours of your inquiry, one of our expert staff will contact you to evaluate your needs and discuss options. Consultations and project evaluations are provided free-of-charge.
  • If we are able to meet your needs, we will ask you to submit a project request through our online portal (iLab). This will allow us to generate a quote and hold your place in the work queue.
  • Upon acceptance of the quote, your project will be assigned to the appropriate team of experts.
  • You will receive status updates as your project progresses through our workflow.
  • If your project requires design, you will be provided with an opportunity to review and approve design plans before we proceed.
  • Upon completion, you will be automatically notified via email and we will work with you to arrange pickup or delivery.
  • We will follow up with you to ensure we have met your project requirements and service expectations.