IV Lab’s Instrument Shop offers a broad range of equipment and in-depth knowledge for scientific instrument manufacturing and testing.

Instrument Shop

The Instrument Shop allows IV Lab to develop ideas quickly from concept through to manufacture and testing. Combined, the Scientific Instrument Manufacturing and Testing Group has over 200 years of scientific instrument manufacturing, and 100 years of experience in electrical engineering. It’s through exceptional talent and a very well equipped manufacturing and testing facility that we can do the extraordinary.


Our ever-expanding list of equipment includes:

  • 3D Printing

    • 1 Stratasys Connex 500
    • 2 Stratasys Elite

  • Electrical Discharge Machining

    • Wire
    • Die Sinker
    • Drill

  • CNC Lathes

    • Romi 21 inch swing
    • Trak 16 inch swing
    • Hardinge 6 inch swing

  • Laser Cutting

    • Universal ILS 120 watt CO2 Laser system

  • Multi Axis Milling

    • Haas VF-5 5 axis
    • Haas VF-3 4 axis

  • Sheet Metal Fabrication

    • Accurpress

  • Water Jet Cutting

    • Omax 1050

  • Welding

    • Tig
    • Mig
    • Plasma Cutting


The Electronics Lab houses a wide selection of specialized equipment and software for prototype fabrication and analysis.


Milking and Transportation System

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Passive Vaccine Storage Device

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Photonic Fence

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