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Emtech electromechanical workshop

Overview

Photo of the Emtech workshopEmtech is located in the basement of the Lindo Ferguson Building.

Our staff are administered by the Department of Physiology but operate a stand-alone full-cost-recovery budget, with contracts with the Department of Physiology.

We're your one-stop technical shop. Efficient, friendly service guaranteed!

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Skills and services

We have the following skills and services on site:

  • A fully-equipped high-precision workshop with experienced, highly-skilled, NZQA-qualified engineers
  • Design, development, manufacture, repair, service, and support
  • Complete project management from concept to completion, specialising in scientific projects for teaching and research
  • Combining light engineering, machining, welding, CNC machining, and fabrication, with minor electrical work and CAD design support
  • Electrical safety testing to AS/NZS standards by fully-qualified and registered engineers
  • A comprehensive range of materials, including all types of steel, alloy, brass, plastics, etc
  • Design, build, service, and repair scientific equipment and instruments for teaching and research, as well as electronic and audiovisual repairs
  • Discounted products available to us through our suppliers network

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Equipment we service

A few examples of equipment we service:

  • Microscopes
  • Centrifuges
  • Ice machines
  • Freeze driers
  • Autoclaves
  • Ovens
  • Incubators
  • Vacuum pumps
  • Stirrer hotplates
  • Water baths
  • Guillotines
  • Binders
  • Anti-vibration tables (a speciality)

Estimates can be given on a ±20% basis.

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Contact us

For technical assistance with existing and future jobs:

Tel 64 3 479 7304
Email leonardus.van.rens@otago.ac.nz 

For administration and accounts:

Tel 64 3 479 7612
Email karla.sellwood@otago.ac.nz

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