The Refurbishment Process
Every analyzer undergoes a systemized, rigorous and unique Down-To-Frame® Refurbishment process to
rebuild each analyzer to its original specification and intended use.
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The Process Step by Step
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Disassembly & Decommission♦ System decommissioned from laboratory and decontaminated ♦ Preliminary inspection of functionality ♦ System disassembled Down-To-Frame®
Aesthetic Restoration♦ All outer covers, chassis and internal surfaces stripped, sand blasted and prepared for painting♦ All prepared surfaces primed and painted with 3 part compound, color matched automotive quality paint ♦ All original logos and signage are replaced in original appearance
Refurbishment & Reassembly♦ All mechanical, pneumatic, electronic assemblies disassembled, cleaned, restored, verified and reassembled, replaced where needed ♦ Disposable components replaced with new components ♦ New components include: tubing, fittings, syringes, seals, check valves, probes, reagent lines, waste assemblies and similar items ♦ System completely reassembled into its original condition in accordance to protocol and established specifications
Diagnostics & Troubleshooting♦ Assembly Functions & System errors assessed, troubleshooting and repair conducted ♦ Full system diagnostic testing conducted ♦ System successfully calibrated with certified calibrator materials to ensure proper functionality
Performance Validation♦ Rigorous Multi-Level Quality Control testing conducted on established parameters using certified control material ♦ Specific parameter testing available upon request ♦ System checked for power stability, software revisions and other upgrades
Final Packing♦ Required peripherals for operation refurbished or provided new as needed ♦ System properly flushed, drained, protected and prepared for storage ♦ System professionally crated with heat-treated and non-coniferous wood for international transit
Diamond Diagnostics is a vertically integrated refurbishing company specializing in Blood Gas, Electrolyte, Chemistry, Immunology, Hematology and Coagulation. We are recognized as the largest volume, high quality refurbishing facility in the United States.
- Registered and currently compliant with US Food and Drug Administration
- All instrumentation is CE marked for circulation within the European Union
- ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2016 were achieved in 2005.
- All departments operate under strict compliance with cGMP and ISO standards
- More than 1200 systems refurbished annually
- All facets of the refurbishing process are conducted on site