Use Fees

October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017

Labs and Equipment Michigan Tech Researcher*
w/o Operator
External Researchers**
w/o Operator
Metal Casting/Foundry $70/hr $150/hr
Mechanical Testing $16/hr*** $50/hr
JEOL JSM-6400 SEM $30/hr $100/hr
Hitachi S-4700 FESEM $45/hr $130/hr
JEOL JEM-2010 TEM $40/hr $150/hr
Philips XL 40 ESEM $27/hr $100/hr
Hitachi FB-2000A FIB $28/hr $170/hr
X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) $2.00/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 October 17, 2016