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Covalent 48-hour guarantee*

48-Hour Guarantee* without Premiums or “Rush pricing”

Our 48-Hour Guarantee* applies to standard measurements of the following techniques:

  • AFM
  • SEM
  • Nanomechanical Testing
  • Spectral Ellipsometry
  • UV-VIS
  • Optical Profilometry
    • Laser confocal microscopy
    • White Light Interferometry
    • patterned light/ wide area 3d measurement

For those techniques not under the 48-Hour Guarantee* we still normally turn samples in a week or less.

*48-Hour = 2 business days. The Guarantee applies under conditions to be met for “Standard Measurement” as well as of acceptance of the order by Covalent Metrology. “Standard Measurement” designation will be made clear at quote – large sample volumes or applications that require some development may be excluded, this will be disclosed and discussed in advance. Call us for more information.

If we miss a 48-Hour deadline, we discount your quoted price:

Turnaround Discount from quoted price
48-72 hours 25%
72-96 hours 50%
Over 4 days FREE

Competitive pricing

No Price Premiums or Rush-pricing. Ever

  • Our pricing is usually 20-30% lower than leading competitors on all applications
  • We never charge price premiums, even when we get you your data the same day
  • No price premium for our 48-Hour Guarantee*

Insights beyond raw data

We have world-class metrologists working side-by-side with accomplished engineers & scientists in a high-touch & quality-centric way

Our customer engagement model is superior.   We work to:

  • Understand your goals and problem statement — clearly and precisely
  • Make thoughtful recommendations regarding both effectiveness AND economics
  • Generate great data on high-quality, calibrated and well-maintained instruments
  • Meet to review & interpret results and then assist you in thinking through next steps

Our mission is to help your New Product Development be better, faster and cheaper. And, thus, to become your trusted partner for the long-term.

Flexible services

We have a variety of programs to address the different needs of our customers

  • Membership pricing

    Pre-purchase in bulk to get pricing well below our already competitive “standard” prices.
  • Co-op programs

    Let Covalent host and/or operate your instruments. A smart option when considering buying new instruments or for managing tools you own that are underutilized, expensive or difficult to operate/maintain. Covalent’s customers get better results for less CAPEX + OPEX, while maintaining preferred access.
  • consulting services

    Leverage Covalent professionals to provide specific expertise, or even stand-in for in-house Metrology functions.
  • Custom bundles

    Solve your toughest problems with custom contracts combining Consulting Services with bulk-priced Sample Testing.

Latest News

Latest News

Covalent Metrology Acquires Advanced High Resolution XRD / XRR System from Rigaku Corporation

October 10th, 2018 Sunnyvale, CA – Covalent Metrology announced today that it has taken delivery of a top-of-the-li... Read More


Atomic Force Microscopy for Advanced Optical Components

New applications for optical components place ever-higher demands on surface roughness and finish specifications. Current generation atomic force microscopy (AFM) techniques povide accurate 3D images with sub-angstrom accuracy in less than a minute. These advancements make AFM ideal for applications requiring more detailed information than available with optical interferometry techniques.

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