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Home > Press > Microfluidic experts introduce ultra smooth, miniature scale pumping systems: The micro electro-osmotic pump connector enables precise and extremely smooth flow rates in an integrated system

Abstract:
Dolomite, a world leader in microfluidic design and manufacture, has introduced its new Micro Electro-Osmotic Pump Connector for easy and direct integration of Dolomite microfluidic chips with Nano Fusion Technology (NFT) micro electro-osmotic pumps. This two-channel miniature pumping connector provides a low internal volume of 8 Ál and a flow rate range of 0.1 Ál/min to 6 Ál/min. Providing an extremely smooth flow and precise control in the low flow rate range, the Micro Electro-Osmotic Pump Connector enables the development of complete small scale pumping systems ideal for use in a wide range of applications e.g. academic, handheld instrumentation, drug discovery, clinical diagnostics etc.

Microfluidic experts introduce ultra smooth, miniature scale pumping systems: The micro electro-osmotic pump connector enables precise and extremely smooth flow rates in an integrated system

Royston, UK | Posted on August 19th, 2009

With no moving parts or pulsation, a smooth flow is easily obtained at high pressures up to 2000 kPa. Powered via connection to a DC supply or battery, electro-osmotic flow is generated in the pump through the application of a low voltage across the two electrodes. For more advanced management of flow rates, a pulse width modulated (PWM) power source and micro flow meter can be supplied for closed loop flow rate control.

The pump can operate directly with either de-ionised water or methanol, however using indirect methods such as using a sample loop between the pump and the on-chip working area, the micro electro-osmotic pump can be used with any liquid.

For further information on the micro electro-osmotic pump connector as well as the full range of microfluidic capabilities available from Dolomite including pumps, connectors/interconnects, chips, valves, flow sensors, custom design and full instrument design, please visit www.dolomite-microfluidics.com. For further information about micro electro-osmotic pumps, please visit www.nft-eop.co.jp.

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About Dolomite
Dolomite is a global leader in the design and manufacture of microfluidics devices. With offices in the UK, US and Japan and distributors throughout the rest of the world, its clients range from universities developing leading-edge analytical equipment, to manufacturers of chemical, life sciences and clinical diagnostics systems.

Excellent microfabrication facilities that include cleanrooms, precision glass processing facilities and applications laboratories were established with ú2m in funding from the UK Department of Trade and Industry's Micro and Nano Technology (MNT) Manufacturing Initiative. Dolomiteĺs expertise includes top quality engineering and scientific staff with strong backgrounds across the broad range of disciplines required for success in bringing microfluidics applications to the market, including chemistry, biotechnology, control system development, electronics, physics and instrument design and supply.

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