NBTC staff are available for consultation in the Ithaca area. Several examples of work we can do are listed below.
The NBTC has glass cutting tools for precisely shaping any piece of glass and drilling holes, for microfluidic components and other specialized glassware setups.
NBTC staff have experience in building and testing electronic devices. Contact us for assistance in building testing setups, specialized high-precision heating/cooling systems, temperature logging, or interlocks.
Emergency Equipment Repair and Evaluation
Having difficulty in troubleshooting a delicate instrument? See the problem but don't know how to fix it? Contact NBTC staff for assistance with repairs, contacting tech support, etc.
NBTC staff can assist with both practical and administrative components of setting up a new lab. Previous projects have included creating personalized ordering lists of consumables and equipment for chemical and biological labs, giving feedback and advice on lab layout to minimize bacterial contamination, and coordinating with EH&S to improve the safety and efficacy of a lab setup.
There is no charge for initial meetings and advice, and later expenses will be based on staff time and availability, location, tools, materials, instrument time, etc. A quote for planned work can be provided at any time during the process.