Gel Electrophoresis Temperature Regulation with the uProcess uEP01 Power Supply

Maintaining constant temperature for gel electrophoresis applications provides several key benefits over the typical method of maintaining constant power. This application note shows how to use LabSmith’s uProcess™ microfluidic automation software and the uEP01 Electrophoresis Power Module to maintain constant temperature. Download the Application Note here. Download the sample uProcess automation script here.

Zero Dead-Volume Mixing with uProcess and Hummingbird Nano Chips

This application note describes how to set up a zero dead volume mixing process using LabSmith’s uProcess syringe pumps, valves, reservoirs and software, and Hummingbird Nano “X” style or “Y” style helical mixer chips. Download the Application Note here. Download the sample uProcess automation script here.

LabSmith Valves Help Trajan Develop Miniature Liquid Chromatography System

Trajan Scientific and Medical has announced the development of a miniature liquid chromatography system for online reaction monitoring. Trajan’s MAST (Modular Analytical Separation Technology) relies on LabSmith’s AV201 3-port and AV801 9-port microfluidic selector valves, and AV303 6-port injector valves to help it meet the following design criteria: • design optimized for performance and low … Read more

Automated Multi-Fluid Injection Using an 8-Position Selector Valve

This application note shows you how to create a pressure-driven microfluidic injection for up to seven fluids using off-the-shelf components. LabSmith’s AV801 8-port selector valve, and LabSmith’s other uProcess valves, pumps, sensors and scripting software, make it easy assemble the microfluidic circuit and program the flows. Download the Application Note here. Download the sample uProcess … Read more

uProcess Thermal Control

The uProcess™ uTS temperature sensors, uTE thermal module, and the uProcess software make it easy to monitor and control your micro-process application. This note describes how to use the uProcess thermal devices, with examples and tips for getting the best results from your sensors and controllers, and detailed temperature regulation examples. For these examples the … Read more

Degassing a Microfluidic System

Dissolved gas and trapped air bubbles in a microfluidic system can affect repeatability and stability. Degassing a fluid system is easy using a LabSmith Breadboard Reservoir or Chip Reservoir.

Coordinating Control Between uProcess and External Devices

LabSmith’s uProcess series of automated valves, programmable syringe pumps, and pressure sensors allows complete control of microfluidic processes. The devices are controlled via uProcess software. LabVIEW drivers and an SDK for custom software development are also available. This application note describes how to coordinate control between uProcess devices and external devices, such as signaling an … Read more

Creating Pressure Driven Flow with LabSmith uDevices

This application note describes how to set up a microfluidic pressure-driven flow controller using uProcess syringe pumps, valves, and pressure sensors. Download the Application Note here. Download the sample uProcess automation scripts here.  

Step-by-Step Simple Flow Setup and uProcess Automation

For over a decade, LabSmith has been making microfluidic tools used in top research labs around the world, and we are now making these tools available for high-school and undergraduate programs. Our Microfluidics Education Toolkits will include a modular array of microfluidic control instruments and sensors, interactive software, and curriculum packages to help educators teach … Read more