Equipment FAQs

Are there equipment fees?

Yes. The fees vary from campus to campus. Contact specific campuses to find out more. Contact information is towards the right of this page. Some centers have their fees listed below.

Eau Claire
See contact information at right

La Crosse
See contact information at right

Madison
For the Madison campus, there are 3 centers that list their on-line fees.
Soft Materials Laboratory
Materials Science Center
Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics (WCAM)
or see contact information at right

Milwaukee
See contact information at right

Platteville
Platteville external user equipment fees

Stout
See contact information at right

If you need additional information, please contact us by phone (608) 890-3134 or by e-mail

 

How do I pay for equipment use?

Payment is handled through each campus. Please contact each campus directly. Contact information is on the sidebar towards the right of this page.

 

What is the availability of the equipment?

There are active facilities and availability for your use can be arranged. Please contact the specific campus for information. Contact information is towards the right of this page.

 

Where do I sign up for equipment?

Registration and scheduling of equipment vary from campus to campus. For the majority of campuses, it is best to contact the specific campus for information. Information is towards the right of this page.

There is an equipment schedule available.

Most campuses have an on-line schedule for viewing. In order to schedule time, please contact the campus representative to the right of this page. For on-line schedules, please see:

Eau Claire schedule

Madison schedule

Milwaukee schedule 

 

How do I get access to equipment?

Training is needed in order to access equipment and is provided at each campus. Please see campus representatives on the right of this page for information.

 

Do I need to be trained or certified to use the equipment?

Yes. Training is available on some campuses, and on some instruments. Please contact a specific campus for information. Contact information is towards the right of this page.
Here are some campus links that contain general information.

Madison

Milwaukee

 

Are there personnel to assist or carry out measurements for me?

Yes. The network access is a combined resource. Many measurements can be accomplished by trained personnel at various campuses. Please contact the specific campus for information (information is to the right of this page) or contact us by phone (608) 890-3134 or e-mail

How do I know if the equipment I want is available?

The best way to find out equipment availability is to contact a specific campus for information. That information is to the right of this page. If you are unsure of the equipment location, type the equipment name on our equipment search bar or contact the RM2N by phone (608) 890-3134 or e-mail

There are some pieces of equipment that are not listed on our general site, so please contact us by phone (608) 890-3134 or e-mail for assistance.

 

What if I can’t find the equipment I need?

Please contact us by phone (608) 890-3134 or e-mail for assistance. We will help you find the equipment you need within the network.

 

I don’t know what equipment to use or what I need. What should I do?

Please refer to our Getting Started page

 

If you have additional questions please feel free to contact us by phone, e-mail or through the contact form at right.