Use Fees

February 1, 2014 - September 30, 2015

Labs and EquipmentMichigan Tech Researcher*
w/o Operator
External Researchers
w/o Operator
Metal Casting/Foundry$80/hr$150/hr
JEOL JSM-6400 SEM$33.50/hr$100/hr
Hitachi S-4700 FESEM$40/hr$130/hr
JEOL JEM-2010 TEM$50/hr$150/hr
Hitachi FB-2000A FIB$59/hr$170/hr
X-Ray Diffraction (XRD)$2.40/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.

**It is likely this rate will increase to a level near the previous rate of $5.50/hr after a new rate request in January 2013.