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Case Studies

Case Study: Surrey to Budapest

We spent the week down in Surrey preparing and packaging lab equipment to be relocated overseas. Let us know how we can help with your lab relocation…

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Case Studies

Case Study: Oxford Clearance

No job is too big, no door is too small! Read about how cherry pickers were used to remove fume cupboards from this first story lab prior to the building being demolished.

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15% Off Selected Ohaus Centrifuges

We are pleased to be offering 15% off selected Ohaus centrifuges until the end of September 2022. Read on for full details and a handy comparison chart, or call our sales team for more info

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Science Jokes

Somebody asked me recently if there were any good chemistry puns left.
I said, “ionestly don’t know.”

We hope you enjoy our collection of terrible science jokes and ridiculous chemistry puns…

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Spotlight on SNOL

Find out more about laboratory ovens and furnaces from Snol – Compare all models, and see controller options for a fully customisable heating solution for your lab.

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How to choose a laboratory balance

Top ten things to consider when buying a new laboratory balance. There are thousands of different scientific balances on the market, so how can you decide which balance is most suitable for your lab?

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Case Studies

Case Study: Devon Equipment Clearance

This week we travelled in convoy down to Tiverton, Devon for a lab clearance for a long standing customer. John was kind enough to walk us through his collection of laboratory equipment which is now surplus to requirements. 

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Sell Used HPLC Systems

It couldn’t be easier to sell used HPLC equipment to Richmond Scientific. Selling used laboratory equipment is quick and hassle free – Get a no-obligation quote for your unwanted HPLC system today.

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How to Choose the Best Muffle Furnace

What is a muffle furnace used for? And what are the different types of laboratory muffle furnaces available? Looking for advice on how to choose the best muffle furnace for your application? Read on to compare the different types of muffle furnaces

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Environmental Chambers: Which to Choose?

Comparison guide to the wide range of Pol-Eko climatic chambers available at Richmond Scientific. What is the difference between different environmental chambers? And which chamber is best for your application?

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Cell Culture Passaging 500x175 EN

20% Off Selected Ohaus Lab Equipment

We are pleased to be offering 20% off selected Ohaus cell culture passaging equipment, including centrifuges, block heaters and vortex mixers. Read on, or call our sales team for more info

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Reducing the energy used by ULT freezers in the lab

Today we’re turning the spotlight up on ultra-low temperature freezers. They are energy intensive pieces of kit, found in thousands of laboratories around the world, and while they’re absolutely vital for a large number of applications, there are things we can do to collectively reduce the amount of energy they consume.

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Used Scientific

Shop for used scientific equipment and save up to a third on new devices…

Lab equipment

Consider our lab clearance and recycling services for your next move.


From Friday to Tuesday every week. Don’t miss out!


All of our second hand equipment is supplied with a 30-day money back guarantee unless agreed otherwise. New equipment may come with an additional manufacturer warranty. See product pages for details on each item, or read more about our Richmond Promise here.

For UK based customers we deliver used equipment within seven days after cleared payment has been received. International customers should expect a longer wait depending on their location.

The delivery time may vary for new equipment. Where possible the lead time will be displayed on products that are not shipped immediately, or you can send an enquiry to check the lead time on a specific product.

Shipping charges are calculated on an individual basis. Simply contact us to acquire an accurate delivery charge for your items and we will ensure speedy and secure delivery at a reasonable rate.

Orders over £2000 placed on the website are shipped FOC within the UK.

Yes, some instruments are available for leasing or hire. Please contact us for more information and prices.

If the piece of equipment you’re looking for isn’t listed on our online catalogue then please contact our sales team by telephone or email, and we will try our best to source it for you. We regularly source equipment for customers due to our large client base, and therefore if we can’t get our hands on it straight away, it’s not usually long until we can! Read more about Source and Supply.

All the used equipment we sell on our website has been tested to ensure it is in full working order. Some used equipment may have cosmetic marks. Much of the used equipment on our website has a condition rating, and we always try to show all angles of the equipment in our photographs. If you need more information about a particular product please get in touch.

Yes! Richmond Scientific offer a discreet and professional accredited removal and disposal service that ranges from a single item to an entire site. At all times, we provide a bespoke service tailored to your needs. Please see our Sell used equipment page for more info.

Where possible all equipment will come complete with any manuals and/or software that were originally included. If the equipment doesn’t have its original manual, we will strive to find one for you and include it with your order.


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