KAUST’s Core Labs and Major Facilities are complemented by:
Shop: for the design and fabrication of prototype devices and
components for research and coursework, utilizing mills, lathes,
grinders, saws, and electrostatic discharge cutting machines.
Capabilities include precision milling, turning, and grinding; brazing,
welding, and soldering; finishing by buffing, bead-blasting, and
sand-blasting; production of CAD drawings and CAD programs; contour and
cutoff sawing; diamond core drilling, cutting, and grinding; and heat
Electronics Shop: which offers services for the
maintenance and repair of electrical/electronic devices used in research
labs, and for the design and fabrication of customized electronic
equipment not commercially available.
Metrology Lab: for the maintenance of standards, measurement and calibration of equipment.
Glass-Blowing Shop: for the design and fabrication of scientific glassware.