R2R UV-NIL Microfluidics Structuring
JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
JOANNEUM RESEARCH is a professional leader of innovation and provider of technology, performing cutting-edge research at the highest international standards for 30 years. In MATERIALS, a team of around 80 researchers provides interdisciplinary solutions across the entire value chain – from the idea to the prototype - in the fields of * Microfluidic Lab-on-a-Foil Systems * Roll-to-Roll Micro-/ Nanostructuring * Chemo-/ Biofunctionalization * Additive Manufacturing * Laser-/ Plasmaprocessi
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Non-photonic peripherals
NON-PHOTONIC PERIFERALS [Microfluidics] UV-curable
NP3 Microfluidics
in vitro diagnostics others
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R2R UV Nano Imprint Lithography system. JOR's Coatema installation enables the high-throughput pilot production of micro-optical or functional nanostructures as well as of microfluidic chips. Microfluidics production is integrated further on R2R-basis to include bio-functionalization and lamination/bonding.
Application High-Volume Microfluidics Pilot Production
R2R Installation (Make) Coatema
Laminar Flowbox Level ISO 7
Roller width 300 mm
Web width <280 mm
Web mount core diameter 6 inch
Web velocity 0.5< v <30 m/minute
Imprint stamp dimension (L x W) 630 x 280 mm
UV curing power (@395 nm) <14 W/cm2
Imprinting Line pressure <400 N/cm2
Web cleaning contactless, double-sided
Corona activication power <1000 W
Drying temperature <200 degC
Web substrate requirements UV transparent, flexible
Web substrate thickness 36< d <300 um
Imprint resins properties UV curable, solvent-free
Imprint resins viscosity 20< x <1000 mPas
Imprint resins tunability elasticity, refractive Index, hydrophilicity
Channel depths (demonstrated) approx. 50< d <100 um
Feature size 0.1< d < several 100k um
Aspect ratio <5
Geometry options slight undercut
3 4
3 4
1 m/min (--> 2000-3000 chips/hour)