Technical Support Unit

We provide specialist electronic and mechanical technical services to support research projects, teaching laboratories, equipment maintenance, and other areas of the University.

Our staff are electronics and mechanical professionals with passion and dedication to research. They provide innovative technical solutions for scientific & educational product development and maintenance.

Our Services include:

  • Project consultancy and technical advice
  • Design and construction of electronic and mechanical components using manual or computer-controlled methods
  • General and precision machining of a wide range of materials
  • Diagnostics, repair and maintenance of equipment
  • Electrical safety testing

These services are available to all staff in the University, as well as external users.

For more details about the services we provide and our Terms of Use see our Services page.


How to work with us

  1. Contact us to discuss your requirements
  2. Agree upon a project proposal then lodge your request
  3. You will then receive a response containing the quote and schedule of works (n.b. you may be required at this stage to submit further information before quote is generated).
  4. Send a confirmation via email or in writing accepting the terms and conditions of service.
  5. Track the progress of your job using the on-line system or request an update via email or phone.

The work of the TSU is managed and supported by the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Fees are chargeable but are heavily subsidised for Faculty members.

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Contact us

Bill Drury

TSU Supervisor

Phone: (+61 8) 820 12127

Dr Duncan Rayner

Faculty General Manager

Phone: (+61 8) 820 13694 


Room 3209
Physical Sciences Building (Bldg 54)
Flinders University - see campus map


Postal Address

Technical Services Unit

Faculty of Science & Engineering
Flinders University
GPO Box 2100
Adelaide  SA  5001