Commercial rates 

The Australian Centre for Neutron Scattering Industrial Liaison Office provides proprietary and non-proprietary services to industry on variety of instruments, our commercial rates are listed below.  

The prices below are for the neutron beam time alone, and do not include the costs of data analysis, report writing or the preparation of any extra equipment for the experiment.  These will be calculated on a case-by-case basis.  Expert customers who can do all of the above themselves, with minimal support from ANSTO, can expect to pay the prices given below. All prices are inclusive of GST.


Neutron instrumentsHourly rate 
 Daily rate  
BILBY Time-of-Flight Small-Angle Neutron Scattering$395$9425
DINGO Radiography/ Tomography/ Imaging Station$295$7040
ECHIDNA High-Resolution Powder Diffractometer$310$7550
KOALA Laue Diffractometer $285$6835
KOOKABURRA Ultra-Small-angle Neutron Scattering $285$6835
KOWARI Strain Scanner$295$7040
PELICAN Time-of-Flight Spectrometer$415$9895
PLATYPUS Reflectometer$350$8450
QUOKKA Small-Angle Neutron Scattering$395$9425
SIKA Cold 3-Axis Spectrometer$350$8265
TAIPAN Thermal 3-Axis Spectrometer$350$8265
WOMBAT High-Intensity Powder Diffractometer$350$8265
X-ray and other Instruments  
X-ray Reflectometer $175$1380
Small-Angle X-ray Scattering $220$1760
Physical Properties Measurement System $175$1380

Prices are effective July 2015 to June 2016

If you have any further question please contact