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Glass Shop | School of Chemical Sciences | University of Illinois


The SCS Glass Shop is able to fabricate and repair a wide variety of glass apparatus, and also offers consultation on the design of laboratory glassware. The shop is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Walk-ins are welcome from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm every weekday. Please schedule an appointment if visiting outside of walk-in hours.

All glassware to be repaired or modified must be thoroughly cleaned before being dropped off at the glass shop, including complete removal of all vacuum grease. Items such as stopcock plugs, o-rings, and retaining clips/wires should also be removed. Please contact the glass shop if you have any questions about proper cleaning of laboratory items needing repair. Dirty glassware will not be repaired.

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Andy Gibbs
Supervisor/Glassblower
agibbs [at] illinois [dot] edu

Glass Shop
School of Chemical Sciences
114 Noyes Lab
505 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL  61801
Andy Gibbs
(217) 333-3610
agibbs [at] illinois [dot] edu

For billing questions,
contact Brian Fulton at:
bfulton [at] illinois [dot] edu
Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
12:30 - 4:00 pm

Webmaster:
scs-webmaster [at] illinois [dot] edu