University of Delaware - College of Engineering
ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING

ECE Business Operations

Purchasing

Fabrication

Fabrication of Equipment

Fabrication means building permanent equipment with a useful lifetime of more than 2 years.  It can include adding a new capability to an existing piece of equipment.  Repair of equipment is accounted for separately.

We track the purchase to determine the value of the equipment and to make sure that overhead is not charged on the purchases.  Excluding fabrications from overhead charges saves a substantial amount of money on sponsored accounts.

When the piece is completed a UD property tag will be attached to it.

After that, if the equipment is moved or disassembled, please tell Kim so she can communicate with Plant and Property Records.


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