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Home > Press > Dolomite announces exclusive agreement for the sale of compact microfluidic pressure and vacuum pumps for pneumatic control systems in microfluidics, chemistry and mechatronics

New additions to the Mitos range: Fluika Low Vacuum Generator Pump, Low Pressure Pump and Control Valve
New additions to the Mitos range: Fluika Low Vacuum Generator Pump, Low Pressure Pump and Control Valve

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Microfluidic products expert Dolomite have signed an agreement with Fluika to exclusively distribute a range of low-pressure and low-vacuum generator pumps. Fitting into Dolomite's range of Mitos microfluidic products, Mitos Fluika Pressure and Vacuum Generator Pumps are compact, lightweight and ideal for easy OEM integration into experimental set-ups. Benefitting from fully USB control and power with no extra supplies or cables required, the pumps offer a low-cost pressure and vacuum generation solution useful to microfluidic pressure-driven flow control, perfusion systems and flow cells and miniature robotics and actuators.

Dolomite announces exclusive agreement for the sale of compact microfluidic pressure and vacuum pumps for pneumatic control systems in microfluidics, chemistry and mechatronics

Royston, UK | Posted on August 5th, 2014

Designed to provide pressurized air or vacuum with fast and accurate pressure control, the Mitos Fluika Pressure and Vacuum Generator Pumps are extremely easy to set up and use, requiring no gas supply or external vacuum pumps. The Mitos Fluika Low Pressure Pump is ideal for pressures above atmospheric pressure and the Mitos Fluika Low Vacuum Generator Pump for pressures below atmospheric pressure. Both pumps are capable of controlling pressures in volumes of 1-100ml and have a pressure accuracy of 5 mbar, with better flow stability compared to peristaltic and syringe microfluidic pumps. They are miniature in size (10 x 6 x 3 cm) and are easy to interface with pneumatic quick-fit connectors. There is also an easy-to-use, ultra-portable Mitos Fluika Control Valve device for multiplexing four output channels between two input channels, making it ideal for applications that require fast switching between two pressure or vacuum levels.

Mr Tanel Ainla, CEO of Fluika said of the exclusive agreement: "I am very happy to co-operate with Dolomite in bringing our affordable pressure control solutions to a wider microfluidics community".

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About The Dolomite Centre Limited
Established in 2005 as the world’s first Microfluidic Application Centre, Dolomite focused on working with customers to turn their concepts for microfluidic applications into reality. Today, Dolomite is the world leader in solving microfluidic problems. With offices in the UK and US 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.

Dolomite is pioneering the use of microfluidic devices for small-scale fluid control and analysis, enabling manufacturers to develop more compact, cost-effective and powerful instruments. By combining specialist glass, quartz and ceramic technologies with knowledge of high performance microfluidics, Dolomite is able to provide solutions for a broad range of application areas including environmental monitoring, clinical diagnostics, food and beverage, nuclear, agriculture, petrochemical, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and chemicals. Furthermore Dolomite's in-house micro-fabrication facilities that include clean rooms and precision glass processing facilities allow to prototype and test all solutions rapidly which ensures a faster development cycle and reduces the time to market.

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