DIY Microfluidics

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Stuff from wetPONG, DIY Microfluidics Class, FHNW, 2008-2012

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wetPONG Hybrid NanoLab 2012

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See instructions on the wetPONG website HomeMade Microfluidics on wetPONG

more coming soon... or check some of our tools on this fbook post.

Nail Studio Micro Fluidics

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Other projects

Low-Tech Microfluidics

A Biotic Game Design Project for Integrated Life Science and Engineering Education

Enabling Microfluidics: from Clean Rooms to Makerspaces download paper here: File:Kong2017_Enabling_Microfluidics_in_Makerspaces.pdf

Advanced DIY Microfluidics

Just a Hack! How did he do that... awesome!

Micro Fluidic Hack

Preparing the slide

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Draw a nice pattern with InkScape

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Putting (black) tape on a glas slide. Cut it with a sharp knife or with a DIY laser cutter 8-)
DIY laser cutter:[1]

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The slide with the cut tape

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Peel of the tape carefully

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Some sample slides

PDMS Casting

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Putting the slides in casting boxes

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Cast with PDMS and cure at 60°C for about 1 hour.

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Remove the cast

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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.

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Attatch tubes and capture the microflow with a webcam stage.

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Parts lasercut from acrylic in the FabLab Lucern.

File with drawings of the cast forms and webcam stage: File:UFlow Casts.pdf