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Frequently Asked Questions

LabX is an online marketplace that provides an easy way to buy and sell scientific equipment. Browse through our FAQs to find answers to the most commonly asked questions.

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What is LabX?
Why Register on LabX?
Does LabX repair or service equipment?

What is LabX?

LabX is an online marketplace for science and laboratory equipment. It is where scientists come to shop!

LabX itself does not sell any products. Companies and individuals post their products for sale on LabX. You will find a mix of new, pre-owned, and refurbished equipment on the site.

LabX is the largest independent marketplace for pre-owned and surplus scientific equipment with over 200,000 visits per month. We have hundreds of new listings weekly and millions of dollars traded monthly. Some of the groups and individuals currently using LabX are:

  • Equipment Suppliers and Resellers

  • Government Agencies

  • Equipment Manufacturers

  • Private Laboratories and Research Facilities

  • Schools and Universities

  • Service and Repair Companies


LabX.com has been in operation since 1995 as the media for surplus, demo, and pre-owned equipment.

To learn more about LabX, please visit About Us.


Why Register on LabX?

Registration is free and quick. Here are some of the reasons many people register daily on LabX:

  • The fastest way to contact a seller about a product listing
  • Store your message history and quote request
  • Easy checkout, stored addresses, and order history
  • Sign up for LabX newsletters and email offers from our sponsors

To sell on LabX you must be a registered member. Click here for more information about selling on LabX and how to get started.

To register on LabX, you will need to provide a valid email address and create a password. Click here to get started.



Does LabX repair or service equipment?

LabX can help connect you to qualified service providers, but LabX does not service any equipment ourselves. Visit Service.labx to find a list of companies that service various scientific equipment. You can select service providers based on the type of equipment you need assistance with and contact them through the site.

You can also find help on LabWrench, which provides an equipment forum where people can post their questions and get answers from the scientific community.

Need Further Assistance? Contact LabX for help.