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Rates


The following rates are charged to academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Please be prepared to provide documentation indicating such.

We welcome inquiries from industrial users.  Quotes are available upon request. Please contact us at cemas@osu.edu.

Instrument
Academic Rate
After Hours Rate*
Scanning Electron Microscopes    
Quanta 200 $58/hr $44/hr
Apreo I $73/hr $55/hr
Apreo II $73/hr $55/hr
     
Focused Ion Beam Microscopes    
Helios 600 $78/hr

$59/hr

Nova 600 $73/hr $55/hr
     
Transmission Electron Microscopes    
Tecnai F20 $85/hr $64/hr
Tecnai 30 $73/hr $55/hr
Titan 80-300 $114/hr $86/hr
Titan 60-300 $114/hr $86/hr
     
X-Ray Diffraction    
MiniFlex $23/hr $17/hr
Smart Lab $52/hr $39/hr
     
microCT    

HeliScan

First 4 hours

Subsequent Usage (after 4 hours)

Max charge per day

 

$300

$70/hr

$1,300

 

$300

$70/hr

$1,300

^ Please note that FOM will not 

accurately provide HeliScan charges.

   

Data storage fees may be accessed 

if data is not removed in a timely

manner.

   
     
Other    
Labor** $75/hr N/A
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rates valid through June 30, 2019.

*After hours rate is applied to usage between 5:00pm-8:00am Monday-Friday and all day Saturday-Sunday. Rate is only applicable to users with anytime access, in which no staff assistance will be available.

**Sessions in which there is training and/or when there is staff participation will be charged labor.


The following fees are charged to all users (internal and external):

Fees  
Cancellation Charge
(within 12 hours preceding reserved time, or 24 hours for Apreos)
2 hours of usage and labor, if applicable
Forget Log Off 2 hours of usage
No show Reservation time + forget log off
Instrument Training Instrument Rate + Labor Rate

Please direct all billing questions, concerns, or issues to cemas@osu.edu.