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Test Equipment Solutions - Refurbishment Process

Our 33 step refurbishment process is unrivalled in the test & measurement industry and has been designed to ensure that all equipment looks and works as good as new.

Phase 1: Initial Inspection
  • 1.
    Verify instrument serial number.
  • 2.
    Verify instrument hardware and software options.
Phase 2: Electrical Safety Tests
  • 3.
    Verify voltage and fuse settings prior to switch-on.
  • 4.
    Perform electrical safety test.
Phase 3: Interior Refurbishment
  • 5.
    Remove instrument covers.
  • 6.
    Clean interior to remove dust etc.
  • 7.
    Check and clean all fans and ventilation holes/filters. Fit replacement filters where necessary.
  • 8.
    Check all interior sub-assemblies, cables and connectors etc. for damage or wear and replaced/repaired where necessary.
  • 9.
    Check security of sub-assemblies and circuit boards. This includes re-seating boards and cleaning edge connectors where necessary.
  • 10.
    Verify CRT/LCD display performance to ensure longevity.
  • 11.
    Clear internal memory.
  • 12.
    Test internal memory backup battery and replace where necessary.
  • 13.
    Re-fit instrument covers.
Phase 4: Exterior Refurbishment
  • 14.
    Remove all non-instrument labels.
  • 15.
    Check all switches, connectors, keys, buttons etc. (Faulty or damaged items are replaced as a matter of course).
  • 16.
    Check bezels, panels, handles and other hardware (Faulty or damaged items are replaced as a matter of course).
  • 17.
    Thoroughly clean all instrument panels/covers.
Phase 5: Performance Verification
  • 18.
    Check equipment CE status.
  • 19.
    Check instrument software/firmware versions. Where possible, update to the newest appropriate level.
  • 20.
    Perform self test.
  • 21.
    Verify current calibration status and calibrate to required standard, if necessary.
  • 22.
    Test equipment to ensure that it meets the original manufacturer specification.
  • 23.
    Test all accessories that are being supplied.
  • 24.
    'Soak Test' equipment for a minimum of 1 hour.
  • 25.
    Set language, date and time for the customer's destination country.
  • 26.
    Set correct voltage, fuse and supply power cord for destination country.
Phase 6: Quality Assurance
  • 27.
    Affix calibration integrity seals and electrical safety labels.
  • 28.
    Fit protective covers to connectors.
  • 29.
    Produce calibration and/or conformity certificates as appropriate.
  • 30.
    Produce warranty certificate.
  • 31.
    Prepare and supply accessories.
Phase 7: Final QA and Despatch
  • 32.
    Final QA inspection and approval.
  • 33.
    Pack instrument, accessories and documentation securely using custom-made boxes and 'Instapak' expanding foam.