ExiGo - iPad mini Microfluidic Pump

ExiGo Microfluidic Pump is a patented, precision, microfluidic, multichannel syringe pump for a variety of microfluidic applications, where accurate and stable flow rate delivery is required. The combination of a high resolution stepper motor drive mechanism, patented pulse damping method and active feedback utilisating flow sensing element has produced a microfluidic pump with superior performance.

Features

Applications:  Microfluidics and nanofluidics, droplet generation and manipulation, pulse-free flow, laminar and multilaminar flow studies, precise multichannel mixing, cell-based shear flow studies, cell and particle manipulation studies.

Specifications

Volumetric Flow Rates 0.0725 pL/minute - 20 mL/minute
Microsteps per one revolution of lead screw 250,000
Step resolution 0.008μm
Pulse-free flow rate for microfluidic applications*
  • 10nL/min - 1mL/min ± 20nL/min @ 250uL glass syringe
  • 100nL/min - 20mL/min ± 40nL/min @ 5mL plastic syringe
Flow rate stability for microfluidic applications* ± 0.25% of Full Scale @ 250μL syringe and 8,000nL/min ExiGo Flow Sensor
Dynamic Response 50ms max (recorded at flow rate change from 0 to 10,000nL/min)
Compatible Syringes
  • 0.5μL - 1μL (glass syringes)
  • 1mL - 5mL (plastic syringes)
Working Pressure 30 psi - 2 bars maximum
External Trigger 2 inputs and 2 outputs of external trigger for operation with external units and software
Flow control
  • Reversible flow direction - Push/Pull
  • Programmable perfusion mode:  constant, ramp, step, sine
Additional features
  • Easy to use iPad mini control
  • Control/program up to 4 pumps independently
  • Wi-fi communication
  • Standard tubing for connection to any microfluidic biochip.
Software Control iPad mini ExiGo App
Dimensions 225mm (W) x 69mm (D) x 122mm (H)
Weight  ~ 1.3kg

*Measured with ExiGo Flow Sensor and active PID feedback

Specifications of ExiGo Flow Sensor

Operation Plug and play connection to the ExiGo Microfluidic Pump 
Features Allows monitoring of ExiGo pump flow rate and active PID (proportional, integral, differential) feedback of pump flow rate 
Dead volume < 10 μL
Measured flow rate ranges ± 1,500 nL/min or ± 8,000 nL/min or ± 50,000 nL/min depending on model installed
Max pressure 30 psi - 2 bars maximum
Dimensions 60mm (L) x 51mm (W) x 21mm (H)
Weight < 0.1kg