Starter Kit promotes microfluidics edification.

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Targeting educational initiatives or those new to microfluidics, Educational Microfluidic Starter Kit provides connect-­and-­go microfluidic capabilities that facilitate setup without requiring specialist tools or gas supply. Portable system lets users create small droplets, mix fluids, or observe microchannel flow to allow investigation/demonstration of diverse microfluidic applications. Power and control are provided via Mitos Fluika Control Software using USB port.

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Dolomite Launches Educational Microfluidic Starter Kit

Microfluidics specialist Dolomite has created a low cost kit aimed at educational initiatives or those new to microfluidics. The Educational Microfluidic Starter Kit offers connect­and­go microfluidic capabilities, allowing easy set-up without the need for specialist tools or a gas supply.

The compact, highly portable system enables users to create small droplets, mix fluids or observe microchannel flow, allowing them to investigate or demonstrate a wide range of microfluidic applications. It offers customers the flexibility to choose between using either their own PDMS (polydimethylsiloxane) chips – with the PDMS Chip Interface – or Dolomite’s range of glass chips, including 2 Reagent Droplet Chips, Micromixer Chips and Y-Junction Chips. Powered and controlled via the Mitos Fluika Control Software using a USB port, the kit represents the ideal microfluidic starter system, offering exceptional value with a modular, flexible design that can be tailored to a variety of applications.

The Educational Microfluidic Starter Kit is accompanied by an application note – Introduction to Mixing and Droplet Production in Microfluidics – which gives a taste of some basic principles of microfluidics, demonstrates simple, robust and dependable set-up configurations, and shows how to achieve reliable droplet production and fluid mixing.

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About Dolomite

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, US and Japan, 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.

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