Does newly purchased equipment require calibration? The short answer is “yes.” We field this question quite often. Relax and read no further unless you need to know the reasons why. Drop ship your purchased equipment directly to our laboratory for a quick turnaround! Standard Lead Time: 5 to 7 Business Days. 48 Hour Calibration: 30% Expedited Service Fee. Next on Bench Calibration: 40% Expedited Service Fee.