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Rates and Fees

Making Payments 

Drexel internal users must provide valid Drexel account numbers when scheduling instruments through iLab. Please request account information from your advisor or research group administrative staff. These accounts will be billed on a monthly basis.  

External academic users and industry users must prepay for services or submit a valid purchase order.  Payment by credit card through our online storefront is preferred.  

Payment can also be made by checks payable to "Drexel University" and mailed to the instrument manager's attention at Drexel University Materials Science, LeBow 344, 3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 

FY2021 Hourly Rates and Fees effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.

Training or assistance is $50/hour plus the instrument hourly rate. 

Instrument Internal External Academic Industry
Zeiss SEM $20 $40 $300.00
FEI XL30 ESEM $40 $80 $300.00
FEI DB235 FIBSEM $30 $60 $300.00
JEOL 2100 TEM (LaB6) $30 $60 $300.00
JEOL 2100F TEM (FEG) $55 $110 $300.00
XRD Rigaku SmartLab $5 $10 $250.00
XRD Rigaku MiniFlex $5 $10 $250.00
Rigaku SAXS/WAXS $30 $60 $250.00
PHI VersaProbe 5000 XPS $14 $28 $325.00
Nanoindenter $5 $10 $200.00
Thermal Evaporator $40 $80 $200.00
Sample Prep (ion mill and ultramicrotome) $40 $80 $200.00