Rates are in effect from July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023

ATAMI has a three-tier fee structure for shared tooling. The hourly rates in the tables below are for your use of the instruments after completing orientation, tool training and tool-specific use certification. Training is provided by the ATAMI Capabilities Training Staff at standard hourly rates. Training is provided by ATAMI staff at standard hourly rates. 

Both OSU and industry research groups benefit from affordable monthly caps. See Monthly Rates in the second table below. 

ATAMI also offers consultation and services for commissioned work. Each job is unique: cost is the combination of hourly labor and tooling rates plus the costs of materials and shipping, as applicable. See Labor Rates in the third table below. Contact ATAMI Director, Todd Miller to discuss your project and how we can assist. Fees for services are not subject to caps.

ATAMI invoices for usage and services on a calendar-month basis in the month after fees are incurred.

Hourly Tooling Rates

OSU:

Industry:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$25

$50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class I Tools
  • Avantes UV-Vis
  • Carver Press
  • CM Furnace
  • Design Studio Tools
  • Extruder
  • Fume Hoods
  • Four Point Probe
  • Gas Chromatograph
  • Haas CNC 
  • Jandel 4-pt Probe
  • Lathe
  • Metallography Station
  • Machine Shop
  • Optical Microscopes
  • Oxygen Plasma Chamber
  • Sintering Furnace
  • Ultrasonic Baths
  • Vacuum Furnace
  • Vertical Mill
  • ZeScope Profilometer

OSU:

Industry:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$40

$80

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class II Tools
  • Asymtek Dispense
  • CNC Micromill
  • DSC-TGA
  • FTIR
  • Gas Pycnometer
  • High Speed Video Camera
  • HP Gas Chromatograph
  • Instron Mechanical Tester
  • KLA Filmetrics
  • LPKF Tabletop Micromill
  • Mass Spectrometer
  • Micrometrics Accupyc II 1340 pycnometer
  • M2000 Ellipsometer
  • Plasma Etcher
  • RGA
  • Sputter Coater
  • Step Profilometer

OSU:

Industry:

 

 

 

$55

$110

 

 

 

Class III Tools
  • Aligner/Exposure Tool
  • CamCo Brazing Furnace
  • LPKF Laser Cutter
  • Jenoptik Nanoimprinter
  • Meltio M450
  • Nscrypt 3dN Tabletop 
  • Rofin Laser Welder/Cutter
  • Sputter Tool 
  • Tabletop SEM
  • Vacuum Hot Press
Monthly Usage Fee Caps for Unlimited Full Facility Tooling Access per Research Group/Industry Customer

OSU: 

 

 

 

$705
Then $218 for each additional user

 

 

 

Example charges: 

  • 1 user with $90 worth of tool time: $90
  • 1 user with $1200 worth of tool time: $705
  • 1 user with $400 worth of tool time, another with $400: $705 + $ 95
  • 1 user with $800 worth of tool time, another with $500: $705 + $218
  • 1 user with $2000 worth of tool time, a second with $400, a third with $50: $705+$218+$50

Industry:

 

 

$1058

Then $327 for each additional user

 

Examples: 

  • 1 user who uses > $1058 of tool time: $1058
  • 2 users who both use $700 hours worth of tool time:  $1058 + $342
  • 3 users who all use > $1058 of tool time:  $1058+$327+$327
By Material Usage Rates

 

Prusa 3D printer

 

$1.50/hr

Based on Octo-print tracking of actual print time.

Hourly Labor Rates

OSU:

Industry:

$18

$36

Trained Student Worker

OSU:

Industry:

$88

$134

Engineer