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Z-P3MC (Purdue Polytechnic Precision Measurement Center)

Overview of Services

The Purdue Polytechnic Measurement Center at the statewide location in Columbus, Indiana, is an environmentally-controlled (20 degrees C plus/minus 0.5 degrees C, Positive Pressure; Humidity < 35%) laboratory that is certified annually. Examples of calibrated equipment:
• Zeiss Coordinate Measuring Machine
• Instron tensile test machine
• Zeiss surface finish tester
• Fluke dead-weight tester for calibrating pressure gauges
• Sets of English and metric gauge blocks
• Tools for measuring torque, force, hardness, and mass
• Hand and optical tools for dimensional measurement


Matt Ferrell, Manager - Metrology


Joe Fuehne, Director and Associate Professor

Location and Hours of Operation

Hours Location

Monday - Thursday   

9 am - 5 pm 

4444 Kelly Street

Columbus, IN 47203-1749

Links and Resources

Purdue Polytechnic Columbus - Measurement Center


Name Role Phone Email Location
Matt Ferrell
Manager - Metrology