Florida State / Research / Support Facilities / Glass Shop
The Glass Shop is equipped to support scientific research and teaching. The glass shop can design, fabricate, manufacture and repair & customize scientific glass apparatus to meet the needs of the scientific community.
|(850) 644.3759||140 Dittmer Bldg.||7:30 – 12:00 and 12:30 – 4:00 M-F||Tom Dusek|
The Glass Shop is equipped with:
- one large and one medium glass lathe
- a diamond cut off saw
- wet drill press
- annealing oven
- cork borer bench
- lathe burners
- a variety of hand torch sizes
Shop supplies consist of standard tapered, joint, o-ring joints, hi vac. and standard stopcocks, graded seals, fritts, and plate glass.
There is no charge for labor; however, materials are billed at cost plus 15%.
Below are several examples of products generated in the glass shop.
The Florida State University seal created in collaboration between the woodshop, glass shop and machine shop:
Trophies made for the FSU Chemathon: