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Why You Should Choose a Glass Microfluidic Chip

Microfluidic chips are devices used in microfluidic studies and applications in which microchannels have ben molded or patterned for a specific purpose. Microfluidic devices and chips are used in a…
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Microfluidic Drug Delivery Systems

Advances in microfluidics devices has allowed an increase in efficiency across a vast swathe of industries. One of the industries reaping the benefits of custom microfluidic devices is the pharmaceutical…
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Examples of Microfluidics Applications

Microfluidics Applications Advances in micromachining technology and more specifically advances in microfluidics, has allowed a vast number of industries to see practical applications of microfluidics. Since its emergence, microfluidics technology…
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What is a Microfluidic Chip?

Microfluidics has a wide range of applications across a vast swathe of industries. Microfluidics encompasses both microfluidic chips and microfluidic devices. In this post we’ll discuss what exactly is a…
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What is a microfluidic device?

Microfluidic Devices: Definition, differences between microfluidic chips and devices, and types of microfluidic devices. Microfluidic devices have a wide range of purposes. In this post, we’ll discuss the definition of…
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How do Microfluidics Work?

We have previously discussed at length just exactly what are microfluidics. In this article we are going to discuss how microfluidics work, what is a microfluidic chip, why use microfluidics, and…
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3 Microfabrication Techniques for Glass Microfluidics

When thinking about microfabrication, materials such as alloys, metals, and plastic likely come to mind, However, it was glass and silicon from which the first microfluidic devices were created. Glass…
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Laser Micromachining: 4 Things to Know

Recent advancements in laser technology have resulted in machines capable of high precision micromachining: cutting, drilling, joining, and texturing. Because micromachining is a remote (non-contact) photonic processing technique, it is…
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Micromachining for Medical Devices

Advances in the field of medicine and technology have naturally lead to an increase in demand for micromachined components and devices to be used in medical devices. In this post…
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Introduction to Micromachining – Precision Manufacturing

Micromachining is far from new, but the sheer volume of products and industries requiring micro-machined components is rapidly increasing. Complexity is growing while the sizes of components are shrinking. Micromachining…
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Micromachining – A Rising Worldwide Trend

Advances in computers, telecommunications, and the internet, the demand for micromachining services, and micromachined devices, is growing in popularity across the world. As everyday devices shrink in size, so too…
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What is Micromachining?

Micromachining is a relatively new manufacturing process, used by engineers, biomechanics, and other industries to recreate processes and experiments at a micro level. In this post, we’ll cover just what…

Microreactors – An Overview

Microreactors – An Overview Microreactors use small internal dimensions, ranging from 10-500μm, to manipulate and control fluids in a controlled environment. Microreactors can be divided into two classes: chip microreactors…
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What is Organ on a Chip?

What is Organ on a Chip and How Does it Work? An Organ-on-a-Chip (OOC) is a multi-channel 3D microfluidic cell culture chip that simulates the functions, activities, mechanics, and physiological…
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Microfabrication Techniques for Glass in Microfluidics

A Review of Microfabrication Techniques for Glass in Microfluidics Since the advent of micromachining and microfabrication, engineers and researchers have favored using polymers such as PDMS to make microfluidic devices.…
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Glass Micromachining and the Growing Market

Glass Micromachining and the Growing Market Demand for its Application Did you know that the average width of a single human hair ranges from 10-200µm (micrometers)? That is a TINY…
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Glass Micromachining: A Brief History

Glass Micromachining Glass is one of the oldest commodities ever manufactured. Humans have been creating decorative glass for millennia. At first, we used rudimentary molds prior to glass blowing was…
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How Microfluidics can Solve Climate Change

Using Microfluidics to Solve Climate Change Problems As Earth Day approaches we want to take time to reflect on how technological innovation has always been at the forefront when it…
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Microfluidics – An Emerging Technology

Microfluidics - An Emerging Technology Microfluidics is an evolving technology that enables scientists and engineers to perform molecular biology including  DNA and RNA sequencing, PCR, and even whole transcriptome analysis…
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Benefits of Micromachining

The Benefits of Micromachining The demand for small, intricate parts is ever increasing across a wide variety of industries. With this increase in demand for precision parts, micromachining is increasingly…
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What is a Shadow Mask?

What is a Shadow Mask? A shadow mask is a precision, micromachined sheet that is used to deposit material onto a substrate. Shadow masks, also known as stencils or deposition…
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What are Microfluidics?

Microfluidics is a relatively new technology having been in use since the 1990s. In this article, we’ll cover the definition of microfluidics, common uses of microfluidics, and types of microfluidics.…
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