Many businesses and manufacturing facilities must purchase equipment and parts for maintenance & repairs. One of the key goals with purchasing equipment and parts is that they will serve them for the longest possible amount of time at a reasonable and affordable price. Refurbished machinery and reconditioned parts can be a great alternative for all business owners, especially those just starting out and are working within a budget. There are certain myths surrounding reconditioned components, especially electrical, that can deter business owners from making a purchase even when it’s the most logical option.
Below we will look at these myths and share advice on how to make a wise investment when purchasing reconditioned electrical components and refurbished machinery for your business.
Myth 1: Reconditioned electronics are slow and operate poorly in comparison to new components.
The truth is that how well a refurbished electrical component operates today has little to do with how new it is. It does however, boil down to the quality of reconditioning, maintenance, and use. New electrical components operate based on how they were constructed, and the software used to create them.
Myth 2: Reconditioned electrical components are junk.
Electrical components are termed as junk if they are no longer being used. However, once an old piece of electronic equipment is refurbished, it can work better than a new piece of equipment. When reconditioning the piece issues that have been exposed over time can be addressed. If one part is always breaking on the component, then when it is refurbished that element can be fixed properly to avoid an issue later down the road.
Myth 3: Refurbished gadgets and used devices are the same thing.
A used device is one that has been used and is experiencing wear and tear whereas reconditioned gadgets are those that are taken, dismantled and given a new lease on life. This means that it is rid of issues and malfunctions that could affect how it functions.
Myth 4: Reconditioned electrical components have a shorter lifespan.
Authorized refurbishing companies make significant investments on their reconditioned electrical components and as such, it is to their benefit if the refurbished equipment works for the longest time possible. So just because the electrical equipment is refurbished does not mean that it will not serve you for a long time in fact many times the exact opposite is the case.
Learn more about J & P Electrical Company and their vast line of new, surplus, and refurbished industrial electrical components including: circuit breakers, bus ducts, bus plugs, disconnects, fuses, panel switches, tap boxes, and transformers at www.jpelectricalcompany.com. To contact one of our product reconditioning specialists, call 877.844.5514 today.