JRM Vol.25 No.4 pp. 619-622
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2013.p0619


Pneumatic Micro Dispenser System for Ubiquitous Microchemical Devices

Tadahiro Hasegawa*, Fumiyuki Omatsu**, and Koji Ikuta***

*Shibaura Institute of Technology, 3-7-5 Toyosu, Kohto-ku, Tokyo 135-8548, Japan

**Osaka Institute of Technology, 5-16-1 Omiya, Asahi-ku, Osaka 535-8585, Japan

***The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

February 1, 2013
May 28, 2013
August 20, 2013
micro dispenser system, 10-directional switching valve chip, micropump chip, ubiquitous micro chemical devices

This paper describes the development of the pneumatic micro dispenser system for ubiquitous microchemical devices, such as health care devices. The pressurization and decompression switchable micropump chip, the dispenser chip, and the 10-directional switching valve chip are developed successfully as components of this system. This system assembled with these chips can divide liquids into approximately 0.5 µl samples if its disk is simply rotated manually, and the system can be reused by simply replacing the dispenser chip where the sample exits.

Cite this article as:
T. Hasegawa, F. Omatsu, and K. Ikuta, “Pneumatic Micro Dispenser System for Ubiquitous Microchemical Devices,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.25, No.4, pp. 619-622, 2013.
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