Equipments can be replaced or get broken. In Labguru you have the possibility to archive them to keep a record and all links with experiment where they were used.

How to archive an equipment

1. Go to the equipment show page and click on 'Archive' 

2. A warning message will appear in a pop-up window:

3. The archived equipment won't appear in the active list

that archived equipment will not appear as an option when adding an equipment to an experiment or protocol.

4. To view the archived list, there is a link available from the equipment index page:

Archived equipment can be re-activated. When activated, the equipment will be added back to the equipment list.

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