McBain Service and Support
Specialized experience in specialized instruments
For over forty years McBain has been servicing advanced, professional microscopy systems. And our customers have been counting on us to keep their equipment operating with optimum performance.
McBain Systems provides one of the most respected and largest optical equipment service organizations in the US, with a seasoned staff of eleven factory trained service technicians located throughout the Southwest.
We service and repair all makes, models and vintages of microscopes and histology equipment. We also maintain an extensive inventory of parts and components for many instruments, including both new and vintage components for popular brands and models no longer supported by the manufacturers. We can also service a broad range of other precision optical and laboratory instruments, providing quality work and prompt turnarounds. Our calibration services are traceable to ANSI / NCSL Z540-1.
McBain service technicians inspect, test, calibrate and align each instrument to avoid image distortion and eye strain and ensure maximum system performance. These are some of the services we provide:
- Diagnosis of problems
- Cleaning and lubrication
- Refurbishing and rebuilding
- Repair and restoration
- Spare parts
- Preventive maintenance
- Contracts and extended warranties available
- Central dispatch from Los Angeles area HQ
- Full machine shop
- Loaners, rentals and used equipment for sale
Also servicing columns and stages
McBain also provides the same level of comprehensive service for most makes and models of columns and XY stages:
- Replacing rails and bearings
- Regrinding rail beds
- Reworking or replacing fine focus mechanisms
- Reworking or replacing coarse focus mechanisms
- Calibrating stages
- Setting up and cleaning leadscrews
- Reanodizing and nickel plating X-Y stage plates
- Upgrading manual to motorized
- Ergonomic upgrades
- Full machine shop
Bottom line: McBain’s seasoned service staff has years of experience in assessing and resolving issues quickly and definitively, restoring your instrument to original factory condition and optimum performance and getting it back to you just as quickly as possible.
Anytime you have an equipment service need, just call our service department directly at (805) 581-6815 — or click here.