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Ohaus centrifuges

We now stock Ohaus!

We’re excited to offer a selection of new laboratory equipment from Ohaus. Ohaus are world-renowned for high quality precision balances, centrifuges and benchtop equipment. They have over 100 years in the industry, and are continually innovating to remain on the cutting edge of the latest technology.

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Hydrolab Visit

Nick headed over to Poland recently to visit our new supplier of pure lab water, Hydrolab.
It’s really important to us at Richmond Scientific to build relationships with our suppliers and customers alike, so it was great to visit, and be able to get hands on with some of the units before they come into stock later this week.

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Choosing a water purification unit for your lab

There are a range of water purification systems for laboratory applications. Different water purification methods yield varying water quality, and choosing the right one can make all the difference to your results, and your budget. Find out more about which water purification unit you need for your lab.

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Slowly but Surely: James Webb Approaches L2

We have been inspired by the planning, ingenuity and teamwork of the team behind the JWST and wish it well on the remainder of its journey to the second Sun-Earth Lagrange point (L2), its home for what now looks to be the next 20 years.

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The 2022 Freezer Challenge is now LIVE!

Have you signed up to the 2022 Freezer Challenge, run by My Green Lab? If you haven’t heard about it, it’s a free challenge in which thousands of scientists around the world work to reduce their carbon footprint and lower their costs of cold storage. Get ideas here for reducing the energy used by your laboratory freezer.

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Clearance Case Studies

Class 2 Clearance

Collection Time! We were tasked with the clearance of eight Class II Safety Cabinets from

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Science Gifts for the Lab Secret Santa

Are you feeling festive? Take a break and go for a scroll through our Christmas gift guide – Just a handful of fun science stocking fillers to bring a smile during the holiday season

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Lab sustainability – Small changes can make a big difference

We are all rapidly becoming more aware of the effect our daily actions have on the environment. Many of us are recycling more, and making changes to the way we live; so why should our labs not be subject to the same scrutiny? Even small changes can make a big difference to your lab sustainability.

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Pol-Eko – Manufacturing Facility Visit

Last week Nick visited the Pol-Eko manufacturing site to have an in depth look at their operation and meet with some of their new team. Building great relationships with our suppliers and customers is an integral part of our business.

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The Shellworks – Pioneers of the Bio-plastic Revolution

The Shellworks are taking food waste and turning it into ‘sustainable packaging alternatives to plastic that don’t compromise on performance or aesthetic’. This is where circular economy innovation meets design solutions that work in the real world.

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Help is at hand with our New HPLC Services

We’ve expanded our capabilities at Richmond Scientific to carry out exciting new services to guide you through your HPLC journey.
Watch our specialist HPLC engineer talk you through the services we can offer.

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Delivery Case Studies

HPLC Delivery to the University of Cambridge

We recently delivered an HPLC system to Agnes Tyburn the University of Cambridge. Agnes’ current research involves RNA and she needed a capable HPLC at a good price to take her work to the next level. She hopes to detect nucleotides with the HPLC’s VWD.

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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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