Use Fees

October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016

Labs and EquipmentMichigan Tech Researcher*
w/o Operator
External Researchers**
w/o Operator
Metal Casting/Foundry $60/hr $150/hr
Mechanical Testing $20/hr*** $50/hr
JEOL JSM-6400 SEM $40/hr $100/hr
Hitachi S-4700 FESEM $40/hr $130/hr
JEOL JEM-2010 TEM $35/hr $150/hr
Philips XL 40 ESEM $30/hr $100/hr
Hitachi FB-2000A FIB $51/hr $170/hr
X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) $5.50/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.

***$60/day maximum for users exceeding 3 hours of daily use.

Last updated November 4, 2015