Stuff from wetPONG, DIY Microfluidics Class, FHNW, 2008-2012
See instructions on the wetPONG website HomeMade Microfluidics on wetPONG
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Advanced DIY Microfluidics
Preparing the slide
Draw a nice pattern with InkScape
Putting (black) tape on a glas slide. Cut it with a sharp knife or with a DIY laser cutter 8-)
DIY laser cutter:
The slide with the cut tape
Peel of the tape carefully
Some sample slides
Putting the slides in casting boxes
Cast with PDMS and cure at 60°C for about 1 hour.
Remove the cast
Plasma activate a clean glas slide and the PDMS piece (where to get the plasma from?)
Put the PDMS piece back into a clean box and cover with a tube holder plate. Punch the holes.
Attatch tubes and capture the microflow with a webcam stage.
Parts lasercut from acrylic in the FabLab Lucern.
File with drawings of the cast forms and webcam stage: File:UFlow Casts.pdf