Borrow and Return Chemicals

In Inventory Mode

Borrow a chemical

Step 1: search for the chemical of interest (see Search chemicals section)
Step 2: click Borrow button

Return a chemical

Step 1: go to Borrowed chemicals
Step 2: click Return button

In Terminal Mode

Borrow a chemical for users of that database

This function only works for users and chemical containers in the same database. For cross-databases (guest) borrowing, please see the guest borrowing guide below.
Computer that connected to the scanner must be ON
Barcode terminal window must be ON and ACTIVE, if not log in with terminal username and pass or contact your local admin
Active barcode terminal look like below:
Step 1: scan your own barcode
Step 2: scan chemical barcode
Watch the terminal window to make sure the info is transmitted/recorded.

Borrow a chemical for guest users

Currently, this function is only available in KV's version of OE 2020-09-26 or above.
Step 1: Follow the following guide to create a guest account
Step 2: Follow the step above in Borrow a chemical for users of that database

Return a chemical

Computer that connected to the scanner must be ON !!! Barcode terminal window must be ON and ACTIVE
Action: scan borrowed chemical barcode
Note: you don’t need to scan the your own barcode beforehand. The scan on a borrowed chemical will return the chemical.
Note: if the chemical is free and nobody has logged in, scanning the barcode of that chemical will bring up that chemical’s info in the system.