Accurate diagnosis of conditions and state of health within the minimum possible time is totally dependent on the condition of the lab equipment.
Also when it comes to measurements in labs, precision is key. Therefore the effects of the faulty lab equipment have a drastic effect on the test results and treatment prescriptions of patients.
It is absolutely important to keep laboratory equipment in top shape and functioning mode as it also goes a long way in keeping the laboratory budget low.
Here are some suggestions on how to keep your lab equipment in a top functioning state.
Cleaning: cleaning is a relatively easy way of maintaining your laboratory equipment. It is a simple process that involves cleaning the exterior of your lab equipment on a daily basis and doing a total clean of both the interior and the exterior of your equipment once a week.
When carrying out cleaning of some special lab equipment, it is advisable that you go through the manufacturer's manual to learn the ways by which you can clean this equipment efficiently.
Some lab equipment requires thorough cleaning which can only be done by a qualified technician, it is advisable that you bring in such once in a while to give your lab equipment a thorough cleaning.
Calibration: Calibration is the process by which you configure a piece of equipment to provide you with a result for a test or sample that is within an acceptable range.
To ensure accurate data reading and results, it is important that you calibrate your equipment regularly to give you accurate readings or result.
You can seek out specialists if your equipment requires advanced accuracy verification. However, you should regularly calibrate your lab equipment to prevent data corruption.
Repairs: for your lab to function continuously rendering quality services to your clients, you have to regularly fix your equipment when it breaks down or when a part wears off.
Carrying out repair work on your lab equipment is an effective way of cutting down on the budgetary needs of your lab, increasing the life-span of your equipment in the lab and saving yourself from the stress of changing equipment.
Equipment that has parts that wear daily will require daily maintenance to keep them functioning well.
Unless your laboratory equipment has been damaged beyond repairs, it is advisable that you fix your lab equipment as soon as they break down.
You can also seek the help of medical technicians in fixing your lab equipment. If you have purchased your medical equipment from us, all you need to do is to put a call through to us for routine maintenance which is part of our after-sales services.
Refurbishing your lab equipment: If after carrying out routine cleaning and calibration of your equipment, it is not functioning as it ought to, then you should consider refurbishing it.
Refurbishing involves taking the entire components of your equipment apart, cleaning and polishing each component, oiling the movable parts, replacing worn-out components and coupling the components back together into one whole piece.
Refurbishing is a good alternative to purchasing new replacement equipment because it makes the old equipment function efficiently just like new equipment would.
Replacing Old lab Equipment with new and modern Equipment: It is safer to replace old lab equipment that have completed their life-span with new and modern equipment.
When replacing your old lab equipment, you should consider replacing it with a quality, durable and modern version of your old equipment. This often goes a long way in cutting down on your budgetary spending as quality equipment can be maintained and refurbished easily if the need arises.
Why not get in touch with us for the replacement of your old lab equipment? We are a manufacturer of high-quality lab and durable equipment with after-sales maintenance services offered by our professional technicians.