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Posted: Dec 06, 2010

Dolomite Introduces Droplet Collection System

(Nanowerk News) As a world leader in microfluidic design, Dolomite is pioneering the use of microfluidic devices for small-scale fluid control and analysis. The new Droplet Collection System is the latest addition to Dolomite's range of Droplet Systems which enable rapid advances in droplet microfluidics. Developed for generation, collection and analysis of droplets, this modular system benefits a wide range of applications including drug delivery, synthesis of polymeric microspheres for diagnostics and biotechnology, studies of droplet coalescence as well as emulsion chemistry. It provides a complete toolkit enabling the immediate generation of highly monodispersed droplets (aqueous or organic) from Ø 10µm to 150µm.
microfluidic devices for small-scale fluid control and analysis
The easy-to-use system features two Mitos P-Pumps providing pulseless and stable liquid flow, as well as the Mitos Droplet Collection Module, an innovative quartz vessel enabling droplets to be collected without flow disruption and droplet coalescence.
The pressure driven pumps and flow resistors enable precise control over flow rates and droplet size, providing a highly advanced and flexible solution for droplet formation. In addition, quick changes to flow conditions enable fast optimization of droplet parameters. A broad range of accessories, including high-speed optical systems, larger reservoirs, reagent kits and flow sensors provide an additional level of user flexibility.
For further information on Dolomite's range of Droplet Systems and the complete portfolio of microfluidic products, including connectors/interconnects, pumps, valves and pressure/flow rate sensors and custom devices, please visit www.dolomite-microfluidics.com.
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. For more information please visit www.dolomite-microfluidics.com.
Source: Dolomite (press release)
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