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Posted: Nov 17, 2011

New White Paper Outlines Solution for Reliable Multi-way Fluidic Connections

(Nanowerk News) Dolomite, a world leader in the design and manufacture of microfluidic devices, has launched a new white paper addressing the challenges faced by engineers and scientists when working with microfluidic connections.
Traditional solutions for tube-to-tube and tube-to-chip connections, which consist of a selection of unions, take up a lot of space and involve a time consuming set-up and problem of sealing when using multiple unions. Furthermore they only allow the connection of one fluid tube at a time.
The white paper is an example of Dolomite's commitment to constant product development as well as the company's ambition to advance microfluidic technologies in order to provide innovative solutions that are essential for efficient and successful microfluidic research.
multi-way fluidic connections
Listening to their customers, Dolomite's design engineers have overcome the challenges around fluidic connections and introduced Multiflux™, an industry-leading range of microfluidic connectors and interfaces that enables the fast and easy interconnection between a range of fluidic systems without disruptions to the fluid flow.
The white paper illustrates how Multiflux™ Connectors and Interfaces benefit a variety of different applications by creating reliable multi-way fluidic connections between fluidic modules including tube-to-chip, tube-to-manifold, chip-to-chip, as well as tube-to-tube connections.
For further information on Dolomite's Multiflux™ range, as well as the complete portfolio of microfluidic products including chips, connectors/ interconnects, pumps, valves 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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