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Lab Access Overview: Instructional Labs

Mission

The Oregon State University School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing lab facilities present some of the latest technology and equipment available to students, faculty and staff to utilize for class projects or research-related activities. We are rigorous in our efforts to provide a safe and productive environment for all lab users. 

Lab access overview

Completion of lab safety training is required to access some labs, please read the table below for details. Following safety guidelines is required at all times, including:

  • Always wear personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Wear appropriate attire (long hair tied back, close-toed shoes, no jewelry or headphones)
  • Never work with power tools alone (other students or staff must be present)

MIME Instructional Labs' Access Overview

Lab Name

Hours

Training

Access

PPE Required

Composites Materials Manufacturing Lab
(Graf 107)
8 am - 4 pm,
Fall term only
N/A Only when GTA are present Safety glasses, closed shoes, safety attire
Computational Design Studio
(Dearborn 100)
Same as building hours N/A Open to all N/A
Instrumentation & Data Acquisition
(Rogers 330)
Same as building hours N/A Open to all N/A

Lean Manufacturing and Process Improvement Lab

(Covell 117)

Variable (depending on course schedules) Enrollment in MFGE 436/536 (required for access to Lean simulation material.

Only enrolled students access to general teaching section of room.

Presence of an authorized person; authorized persons have the key code. N/A
Machining & Product Realization Lab
(Rogers 118)
M-F, 8am – 5 pm; extended hours as posted Completion of ME 250 or equivalent Wear qualification badges, PPE and safety attire Safety glasses. Some machines will require: hearing protection, disposable dust masks, leather gloves (See posted PPE signs for equipment/activity related required PPE)
Manufacturing Engineering Educational Lab (MEEL)
(Rogers 126)
Same as building hours N/A PPE and safety attire Safety glasses. Some machines will require: hearing protection, disposable dust masks.
Materials Characterization Laboratory
(Dearborn 201)
Same as building hours PI training is required for keyed access Key or GTA accompany Experiment dependent, could be gloves, safety glasses, lab coat.
Mechanical Testing Instructional Lab
(Dearborn 001E)
M-F, 8 am - 5 pm for general use. Special project or research use can be arranged. Training on specific equipment use by Mech/Mats faculty permits access without supervision. Through faculty or key approval for longer term project needs (case-by-case basis) Safety goggles available in lab and required for use; high temperature gloves for oven work
Metallography Laboratory
(Dearborn 001D)
M-F, 8 am -5 pm for limited general use; special project or research use can be arranged. Training by Mech/Mats Faculty on equipment use and chemical safety is required and permits access without supervision. With faculty or through key approval by faculty for longer term project needs (case-by-case basis)  Safety goggles available in lab and required for use, protective gloves and apron for chemical work.)
Robotics Education Lab
(Graf, 2nd floor high bay)
Same as building hours N/A Open to all N/A
SAE
(Rogers 132)
Same as building hours N/A PPE, safety attire In specific work zones: safety glasses, hearing protection. Dust masks and gloves for specific tasks requiring them. Specific protection equipment and screens when welding in the “hot work” area.

 

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