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Show simple item record Land, K Mbanjwa, MB Govindasamy, K Korvink, JG 2012-01-16T13:47:01Z 2012-01-16T13:47:01Z 2011-09
dc.identifier.citation Land, K, Mbanjwa, MB, Govindasamy, K and Korvink, JG. 2011. Low cost fabrication and assembly process for re-usable 3D polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microfluidic networks. Biomicrofluidics, Vol 5(3), pp 6 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1932-1058
dc.description Copyright: 2011 American Institute of Physics en_US
dc.description.abstract A method to easily manufacture and assemble a polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) based microfluidic device is described. The method uses low cost materials and reusable laser cut polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) parts. In addition, the thickness of PDMS layers can be controlled and both PDMS layer surfaces are flat, which allows for multi-layer PDMS structures to be assembled. The use of mechanical clamping to seal the structure allows for easy cleaning and re-use of the manufactured part as it can be taken apart at any time. In this way, selected layers can be reused or replaced. The process described can be easily adopted and utilised without the need for any costly clean room facilities or equipment such as oxygen bonders, making it ideal for laboratories, universities, and classrooms exploring microfluidics applications. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher American Institute of Physics en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Workflow request;7468
dc.subject Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) based microfluidic device en_US
dc.subject Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) parts en_US
dc.subject Microfluidics applications en_US
dc.subject Biomicrofluidics en_US
dc.title Low cost fabrication and assembly process for re-usable 3D polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) microfluidic networks en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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