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Selling Your Used Lab Equipment to the Right Supplier

By: Jeremy Linder | Dec 8 2012 | 445 words | 1119 hits

Ways to Find a Reliable Dealer to Sell Your Used Lab Equipment

Educational institutions and medical facilities may find it necessary to sell their used lab equipment either when they move to a new place or want to renovate their facilities. Selling your used lab equipment to the right supplier will always benefit you with a hassle free deal and excellent benefits. You can use the earned money for other business expenses or buy the latest durable devices and keep your laboratory upgraded.

Factors to Consider When Selling Your Old and Used Lab Equipment

  • Always check the condition of the equipment

Whether it is medical lab equipment or chemistry lab equipment, you should be aware of the model and condition of the equipment. It is also important to understand the current market rate and the demand rate of the product. In addition, ensure that the medical equipment you are selling is well maintained.

  • Find out the equipment’s resale value

You must be aware of the resale value of the used lab equipment. Bear in mind that a number of factors can affect the resale value such as the make and model of the device, market availability, year of purchase, and current economic condition. The maintenance service you have availed of and the warranty options available can also affect the resale value. So it is always recommended to identify and record such information before you intend to sell.

  • Avoid spending too much on advertising the equipment

If you are selling the used lab equipment to a supplier, then there is no need to spend money by posting advertisements on various mediums. This also makes the deal easier and saves your valuable time as well.

How to Find the Right Lab Equipment Supplier

These days, finding a legitimate supplier is not as difficult as it seems. All you need is to spread your search and compare the services before fixing the deal. As we all know, the internet is the best source to find a dealer. There are plenty of online directories that list the details of laboratory equipment dealers in the area. You can also make use of yellow pages to search the right one.

It is best to sell your equipment to CCR certified vendors. They have trained experts who thoroughly inspect the devices and evaluate the equipment. After the purchase, these devices are usually put through various stages of refurbishment and their quality is tested. Parts are also replaced if necessary. The recertified lab equipment is then offered for sale.

Thus there are many ways to locate a reliable equipment supplier. So before initiating the sale, carry out a considerable research and understand the potential benefits of selling your used lab equipment to the right supplier.


About author:
Block Scientific, is your reliable source for premium quality used laboratory equipment. As a leading laboratory product distributor in the US, our goal is to provide best value products for our clients. For more info visit: Refurbished Lab Equipment or laboratory equipment
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