Streamline your complex reagent fluidics flow path with a custom IDEX Health & Science manifold. Our design team works with you to develop an optimized manifold for your unique fluidics system. IDEX Health & Science manifolds provide a more reliable, serviceable and consolidated fluid path, instilling confidence in the reliability of your instrument. The design possibilities are endless, with integration including tubing & fittings, probes, valving (rotary and solenoid), pumps, degassers, and sensors.
Considering whether a manifold is right for your flow path? IDEX Health & Science manifolds offer many benefits and capabilities.
|Multilayer Manifolds||Single Layer Manifolds||Manifold-in-a-Week|
|MFG Process||Application of heat, pressure, and time to molecularly bond material layers together.||Drilled from outside of part to connect all flow paths||Additive manufacturing|
|Typical Materials||Acrylic (PMMA)|
|All Machinable Plastics||Proprietary resins|
|Typical Track Width/Hole Diameter||>0.020" (0.508 mm) |
<0.118" (3 mm) Track
|>0.020" (0.5 mm) Hole||>0.03”|
|Track Configurations||3D Curved|
|Straight (Drilled)||3D Curved|
|Track Cross Sections||Square Track|
|Manifold Technology Selection Guidelines||Best fluid flow performance |
Lowest carryover and unswept volumes Lowest dead volume
|Lowest cost manifold solution |
Offers the broadest range of material options
|Best for small volume prototypes to test form, fit and basic function|
* "D" tracks are shaped in the form of a letter "D". Channels will be curved at the bottom and flat at the top.
General Design Considerations:
Typical application pressures less than 100 psi (7 bar)