Precision Engineering 

Areas of Expertise

  • Precision machine design, assembly, and testing
  • Diamond turning of metal optics (including fast tool servo, EVAM, and nano-coining)
  • Metrology 

Services

  • Consulting
  • Design and fabrication
  • Prototype development
  • Part measurement *
  • Diamond turning *

* - service in collaboration with NCSU Precision Engineering Center

Projects

  • NASA BETTII Balloon-based Telescope - Thin-walled mounting structure and external optic design and fabrication.
  • Micro-fluidic Molecule Extraction Device - automatically separates molecules from a tiny (nanogram) solid sample and mixes them with a buffer solution that can be introduced to a mass spectrometer.
  • "Thumper" - automatically measures the run-out and centers a part on a vacuum chuck.