For small labs through to large testing and research facilities, unexpected failure of equipment can be a significant issue. Most labs plan carefully in their budgets for the scheduled replacement of costly laboratory analytical chemistry instruments, which may not leave much in the budget for unexpected failures.
In real-world applications, equipment can fail. There can be power surge and issues with lightning strikes that, despite surge protection and specialized systems, still result in damage to sensitive electronics. There are also parts failure, human error or any number of issues that can create a problem.
To help in reducing the cost of replacement analytical chemistry instruments when there is a budget consideration, there are some steps that any lab can take. These steps will ensure the equipment will be from a quality supply and will be fully operational and like-new in appearance and functioning.
In choosing refurbished chemical analysis equipment, the lab has the benefit of a newer model that will be less than half of the price of a new model. This equipment has been completely tested and brought up to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) standards with regards to parts as well as software and technology components.
This equipment, when sold by top equipment dealers online, will also have a warranty. This warranty can be customized to meet the needs of the customers, providing peace of mind and insurance of equipment performance.
Some of the top companies offering analytical chemistry instruments will also provide used models of equipment. These will also be tested, but they are sold without the need to refurbish as they are in top working condition.
Both of these options provide substantial cost savings. Look around online at some of the established medical equipment sellers as they may offer convenient financing, which is perfect to buy with payments rather than a lump sum.