One of the easiest ways for a laboratory or testing facility to cut down on the costs of buying equipment for additional services or replacing equipment at the end of its life cycle is to choose used refurbished equipment. It is important to evaluate the seller, but this is also true if you are buying new lab devices.
The choice of used gas chromatography equipment isn’t the only choice to make. It will also be important to select from different brands and models in used equipment. Working with a top refurbished medical equipment supplier is a critical factor to provide a variety of reputable equipment.
Size is Important
In an existing lab or testing facility, one of the crucial considerations will be the size of the used gas chromatography equipment. Some of the newer models, even in the refurbished equipment lines, offer considerable space saving and compact design over the old models.
Saving space may be important, but if you are planning on reconfiguring your lab pay attention to the space available for the used gas chromatography after the renovation or reconfiguration.
Features and Testing Ability
Another consideration that often comes into play with upgrading old equipment to the new models of refurbished gas chromatography systems is the expanded range of testing options. Newer models may be capable of a wider range of tests. They may also be able to process a higher number of samples in a given time frame, both which add efficiency and cost-saving to the lab operation.
Features to consider include the option to connect and integrate with your current software system. Saving cost and time for installation and setup with a unit that is fully compatible with your existing lab is a critical consideration in a small lab or a large testing facility.