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Unibody Lab-on-a-chip Fast Prototyping

May 10, 2015

Author: Germán Comina, Anke Suska and Daniel Filippini Optical Devices Laboratory (ODL) Linkoping University, Sweden Introduction: The development of disposable devices for optical chemical detection with cell phones, entail challenging [more...]

Laser Welding Plastic Parts

April 27, 2015

GLOBO welding uses a welding head that looks a little like an oversized ballpoint pen. Its rotating glass sphere focuses the laser beam and presses against the parts being welded. (Photo Credit: Leister Technologies)  To manufacturers, a [more...]

EVG Nanoimprint Lithography Technology

January 16, 2015

A 6″ full area nanoimprinted wafer, processed by EVG NIL solutions EVG’s SmartNIL technology stands out the company in the UV nanoimprint lithography market. In conjunction with a multi-use softstamp technology, SmartNIL provides [more...]

Fabrication of Glass Microfluidic Devices

October 19, 2014

Material Specifications Glass is a popular substrate for microfluidic (mF) chips, although plastics are becoming more common due to the ease in fabrication.  Several types of glass are used in mF devices, such as soda lime, quartz, and [more...]

3D laser lithography

October 13, 2014

Additive manufacturing (AM) or three-dimensional (3D) printing is hitting the headlines with ever-spectacular developments. While AM has been used for years as the de facto standard for rapid prototyping in architectural, aerospace, and [more...]

Ultra Highspeed Micromachining with End Mill

October 13, 2014

Ultra Highspeed Micromachining with End Mill from Mohawk Innovative Technology. This micromachining approach is useful in fabricating micro structures on mold inserts or some micro components directly on metal substrates, such as aluminum, [more...]

Glass Chip Design Guide- Dolomite Microfluidics

October 4, 2014

Glass Microfluidic Chip from Dolomite-Microfluidics 1 Summary  2 2 Fabrication processes 3    2.1 Fabrication process summary 3    2.2 Isotropic etching 3    2.3 Drilling holes 4    2.4 Glass layer thickness 4    2.5 Fusing [more...]

Rapid Prototyping Comparison from Quickparts

October 4, 2014

Stereolithography (SLA) MultiJet Printing (MJP – ProJet) ColorJet Printing (CJP – ZPrint) Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) Plastic Jet Printing (PJP) QuickPlastic Cast Urethanes (Polys) Applications Excellent for fit and form [more...]
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