Defining operational goals, sourcing lab equipment and testing supplies, and putting the proper people and processes in place
Key factors to consider before buying pre-owned laboratory instruments
Whether purchasing or selling pre-owned equipment, resolving key questions will ensure smart decision-making
Pre-owned systems offer many advantages, provided labs do their homework
Used HPLC systems are an affordable option, but it is important to consider compatibility, condition, and support
These high-demand used instruments yield substantial cost savings
We buy pre-owned cars, so why not buy pre-owned lab equipment, such as a mass spectrometer (MS)?
In times when cash is tight, many labs cut costs by seeking out pre-owned lab equipment. Here are some things to find out before buying such instruments.
With the cost of an upper echelon field emission scanning electron microscope approaching $1 million, a pre-owned SEM becomes a cost-effective possibility. But before purchasing any SEM, new or used, a couple of questions need to be answered.