University of Wisconsin-Madison Physical Sciences Lab


PSL provides a range of services including consulting, design, fabrication, and calibration in scientific instrumentation. PSL offers a highly trained staff in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and fabrication to address the unique needs of projects of every scale and complexity.

Repair of existing equipment

Mechanical design and drafting

Finite element analysis:
 structural, thermal, magnetic

Electrical design and layout

High voltage design

Full service machine shop featuring:
 CNC lathe and 4-axis CNC mills

Ultra-high vacuum facility

Electronics shop with modern test and assembly equipment

Welding services for all materials including:
 aluminum, copper, titanium;
 stainless, alloy, and carbon steels

Brazing, soldering, and other bonding processes

Precision measurement, alignment, and calibration ( including centrifuges )

Clean room facilities

For more information, contact Bob Paulos at (608) 877-2200.