VWR, the preferred vendor for laboratory supplies, offers calibration and cleaning for laboratory equipment.
- Temperature instruments
- Timers and stopwatches
- Humidity and pressure instruments
Calibration and cleaning is performed on a bi-monthly basis. Please contact VWR representative Amy Van Arsdale at 847-274-9152 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
If you have an item that is too large to drop off, stop by the stockroom and pick up a repair form. A repairperson will schedule an appointment to clean and calibrate it in your lab.
Mettler-Toledo holds quarterly Balance Calibration Weeks. Visit the Lab News page for more information.
If your lab has balances and/or scales, they can be maintained through Mettler-Toledo's calibration program.
- Annual or Bi-Annual Preventative Maintenance
Preventative maintenance includes balance cleaning, calibration, adjustments and minor repairs. Service is billed at $75/unit. Any additional parts required for non-routine repairs are discounted 20%. This work will be billed to your department/school chart string.
- Emergency Calibration
Emergencies due to circumstances that go beyond warranty and guaranteed work are billed at the Preventative Maintenance Service Program Rate of $150/hour (as well as $144/hr for travel time). This work will be billed by invoice directly to the department/school.
For annual or bi-annual preventative maintenance, labs will be billed to their department/school chart string. A purchase order is not necessary. If charging to a sponsored program, verify that account code 75450 is open.
For emergency calibration, invoices will be sent directly to the department/school.