Inspection equipment, mechanical test equipment and fluke test equipment all need the right specs in order to fit your company's product line or type of business. Get the right tool for the job and you save man hours and make the job easier, which makes you a hero; get the wrong testing equipment, you waste man hours and increase frustration. It's important to choose wisely.
When looking for a test equipment supplier, you need to make sure of a few things:
- Can you sell your used test equipment directly to the supplier for refund or cash?
- Will your supplier consider a rent or lease option of acquiring your needs?
- Does the supplier have free training available for the products they sell?
Sell your used test equipmentWhen upgrading from an analog to a digital oscilloscopes, practice good equipment disposition. Sell or trade your used test equipment and you not only get a discount on the new purchase, you'll be a greener company as well.
Determine the most cost effective method of acquiring your company's electrical test equipmentBuying new is not always the most cost effective route of acquiring the test equipment your company needs. Consider buying used test equipment, leasing or renting, especially high end items that have a limited lifespan, or you have a limited use for.
Train your staff on the proper usage of the test equipmentNo matter how much experience your staff has with a certain type of product, you need to make sure they know how to use the specific brand of electronic test equipment you purchase. Training sometimes means the difference between accurate results and properly maintained test equipment and false results and equipment loss.
- Used electronic test equipment can be a great value when looking to save capital. Try reconditioned equipment with a warranty for best investment coverage.