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New Range of Mitos Sensor Units Advances Microfluidic Flexibility

Published on September 20, 2010 at 11:21 PM

Dolomite, a world leader in microfluidic design and manufacture, has introduced the new Mitos Sensor Units to provide a flexible system for measuring and displaying pressure and flow rates in microfluidic systems. With a real-time display and low internal volumes, each sensor is designed to minimise interference with the liquid flow.

All data is clearly displayed on the Mitos Sensor Display unit, which interfaces with each of the sensor units using a simple push-and-click action. Comprising of 5 flow rate sensors and 1 pressure sensor (-0.5 – 30bar), the complete range is fully interchangeable and each device can run stand-alone or integrated with a Mitos P-Pump for the efficient logging of flow rate output. All data is easily transferrable to a PC for further analysis via USB.

Mitos Sensor Display and Pressure Sensor

Ongoing enhancements to the system will soon enable the flow rate sensors to communicate with the Mitos P-Pump to create a closed loop pumping system. This will enable the user to automatically control flow rates using pressure, providing the ultimate in smooth liquid flow.

For further information on the Mitos Sensor Units and P-Pump, as well as Dolomite’s complete portfolio of microfluidic products, including chips, connectors/interconnects, pumps, valves and flow sensors, please visit www.dolomite-microfluidics.com.

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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