Rates

The Trace Evidence Analysis Facility (TEAF) in Dr Almirall’s group has agreed to a minimum pricing structure for FIU faculty and staff who need to use the equipment in this facility. These are minimum fees required to keep the equipment running properly throughout the year. The fees were calculated based on average expenses for maintenance and repair of the instruments from 2005 to 2009.

ACADEMIC FEE (Faculty at FIU)

Instrument

Rate with operator

Rate without operator

ICP/MS ELAN
(Solution)

$65/hour
$250/half day
$500/full day

$40/hour
$150/half day
$350/full day

ICP/MS ELAN
(LA-ICP-MS)

$75/hour
$300/half day
$600/full day

$50/hour
$200/half day
$400/full day

ICP/MS E2

$90/hour
$350/half day
$700/full day

$60/hour
$250/half day
$450/full day

SEM
(Imaging)       

$40/hour
$125/half day
$250/full day

$20/hour
$80/half day or
$160/full day

SEM OR XRF
(Mapping or elemental)       

$50/hour
$200/half day
$350/full day

$30/hour
$100/half day or
$200/full day

 

COMMERCIAL FEE (External Contract Services)

Instrument

Rate with operator

ICP/MS ELAN
(Solution)

$100/hour
$400/half day
$800/full day

ICP/MS ELAN
(LA-ICP-MS)

$110/hour
$450/half day
$900/full day

ICP/MS E2   

$150/hour
$500/half day
$1000/full day

SEM
(Imaging) 

$60/hour
$200/half day
$400/full day

SEM OR XRF
(Mapping or elemental)  

$70/hour
$200/half day
$500/full day

Pricing is negotiable for large volume contracts:

Large volume contracts of >5 days per month have a flat daily rate of:
$220 for the ICP/MS ELAN, $250 for the ICP/MS E2 and $150 for the SEM.

For information contact us:

PH: 305 348 0001 or 305 348 0102
email: trejost@fiu.edu

 
  Trace Evidence Analysis Facility, Florida International University.
11200 SW 8th Street, OE 109. University Park, Miami, FL 33199