2/2 Way Microfluidic Miniature Valve
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2/2 Way Microfluidic Miniature Valve

The 2/2 normally closed (NC) and normally open (NO) valves are designed for microfluidics: utra-compact (total footprint of 20 mm) with an internal volume of less than 4 µL, they can be integrated to your lab-on-chip easily.
The valves are either controllable with your own controller, or with an electrical control unit (up to 2 valves or 4 valves), allowing you to connect several valves at a time.
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€115.00
The 2/2 normally closed (NC) and normally open (NO) valves are designed for microfluidics: utra-compact (total footprint of 20 mm) with an internal volume of less than 4 µL, they can be integrated to your lab-on-chip easily.
The valves are either controllable with your own controller, or with an electrical control unit (up to 2 valves or 4 valves), allowing you to connect several valves at a time.

Memetis miniature valves are based on a shape memory alloy in an ultra-compact housing, allowing completely silent operation in various environments, from microfluidic chips to incubators.

Features & Benefits

  • Available as normally open or normally closed
  • Media-separated valve to avoid cross-contaminations
  • Very low internal volume (< 4 µL)
  • Ultra compact, reusable and biocompatible
  • Noiseless system
  • Easy-to-use and easy to install to your microfluidic plateform
  • The slow switching process makes it particularly suitable for applications that react sensitively to fast flow movements

Note that if you wish to manufacture your own fluidic backplane, you can use the PDMS sealing discs supplied to seal the valve against the backplane. For this purpose, milled recesses 0.25 mm deep must be provided on the fluidic plate.

Tip: Use the Memetis Connector for convenient connection to your microfluidic system, without further customization! The Electrical Control Unit is also available to easily control up to 2 valves.

    Specifications

     Functionnality Normally closed (NC) or Normally open (NO)
    Dimensions

    NC: 20 x 5 x 8.5 mm

    NO 20 x 5 x 7 mm

    Content

    1x 2/2 miniature valve

    1x connection cable

    Inlet / outlet diameter
    0.75 mm
    Internal volume < 4 µL
    Pressure range 0 - 2 bar
    Housing material PEEK
    Sealing material Silicone
    Fluid temperature 10 - 40 °C
    Ambient temperature 0 - 40 °C
    Lifespan > 108 cycles
    Fluid connection Flange
    Electrical connection Pins (cable provided)
    Operating voltage < 5 V, control
    Power consumption ~ 0.25 W
    Switching time

    NC:

    • Opening: 40 ms
    • Closing: 160 ms

    NO:

    • Closing: 40 ms
    • Opening: 160 ms
    Switching frequency Max. 2 Hz
    Kv value > 0.007 m3/h
    Flow rates @ Δp 0.5 bar

    ~ 2000 mL/min (air)

    ~ 30 mL/min (water)

    Payment Terms

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    Worldwide shipping

    We ship worldwide from our warehouse in France.

    The shipping charges are calculated based on the weight of the package and the country of destination: you can estimate the shipping cost on the cart page. We try to offer you the best shipping rates and services, shipping all our orders through DHL Express. Generally, your order reaches your lab in only 2 to 3 days after we send it, no matter the destination! 

    Please note that our shipping incoterms are DAP (Delivered At Place). Please contact us if you prefer using your own courrier account or have any question!

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