Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Use Fees

October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2020

Labs and Equipment Michigan Tech Researcher*
w/o Operator
External Researchers**
w/o Operator
Metal Casting/Foundry $67.50/hr $150/hr
Cold Work/Foundry $24/hr -
Mechanical Testing $16/hr*** $50/hr
JEOL JSM-6400 SEM $30/hr $100/hr
Hitachi S-4700 FESEM $42/hr $130/hr
JEOL JEM-2010 TEM $45/hr $150/hr
FEI 200kV Titan Themis S-TEM $40/hr $300/hr
Philips XL 40 ESEM $35/hr $100/hr
Hitachi FB-2000A FIB $50/hr $170/hr
PHI 5800 XPS $30/hr $150/hr
X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) $8.25/hr $20/hr

*If technical staff are used to operate equipment, staff hourly salary + associated fringe benefits will be charged to user research or incentive indexes. Only certified users can operate equipment.

**External users are not permitted to use the equipment without supervision so will also be charged for labor.

***$48/day maximum for users exceeding 3 hours of daily use.

Last updated November 27, 2018