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Product development, prototyping and production
Does Micronit offer product development services?
We sure do! Micronit has a large team of engineers and scientists ready to support customers with engineering and product development services. We have been a product developer and manufacturer for microfluidic devices for over twenty years and are ISO...
Does Micronit offer prototyping services?
We sure do! Micronit has over twenty years of prototyping and production experience. We strongly recommend to combine prototyping with a product development track to assure a design optmized for future manufacturing. A price indication for prototyping...
Does Micronit produce in volume?
We offer our customers a full trajectory from idea to manufacturing. Among our customers are leading players in the Next Gen Sequencing field. So yes, we are used to volume producing. Our manufacturing facilities are ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified. ...
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Payment
Can I pay by creditcard?
Yes, you can pay for you order by creditcard. We accept Mastercard and Visa. Orders placed directly in the webstore are free of additional costs. For orders placed outside the webstore environment, we charge a 3,75% fee. We only process creditcard...
Can I pay by Paypal?
Yes, you can pay for you order using Paypal. A Paypall transaction can be made during the checkout process. Orders placed directly in the webstore are free of additional costs. For orders placed outside the webstore environment, we charge a 3,75% fee...
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Shipment
Which shipment carrier will be used to deliver my order?
We generally use UPS as our global shipment carrier. Shipment on your organization's UPS or FedEx account is also possible. For this service, we charge an administrative fee of €20,-. If you wish to make use of this service, please submit the account...
How long will shipment take?
Our aim is to ship within a week, and normally shipment takes a few days, depending of the country of destination. Our webstore doesn’t feature real-time stock data, in exceptional cases items can be out of stock (even if indicated differently) and ...
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Discount
Do you offer an academic discount?
No, we do not offer academic discounts. In our webstore we offer the best price for all parties alike, without the need for negotiations.
I'm purchasing on behalf of somebody else, can I get a distributor discount?
No, we do not offer discounts to distributors that are not appointed by Micronit.
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Distributors
I'm located in the People's Republic of China. Do you have a distributor here?
Yes, we have a (non-exclusive) distributor in the PRC. Contact details are: Micro-Nano Cube Technology (Beijing) Co., LtdChaoyang DistrictBeijing Jiuxianqiao Electronic City, R&D Center Block A2 West sevenBeijing Email: inquiry@microblox.cnPhone...
I'm located in Japan. Do you have a distributor here?
Yes, we have a distributor in Japan. Contact details are: Kyodo International Inc.2-10-9, MiyazakiMiyamae-kuKawasaki-shi, Kanagawa-ken216-0033, Japan phone: +81-44-853-2611 (main office)fax: +81-44-854-1979 e-mail: info@kyodo-inc.com
Alfa Chemistry (Microfluidics) is NOT a distributor of Micronit.
We are informed by a customer that product description and picture are copied by Alpha Chemistry (Microfluidics). This is done without any permission from Micronit.Micronit doesn't have any relationship with this company and the information on the website...
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Product group: droplet generators
I need a pumping system for my setup. Which one do you recommend?
We recommend using a high precision pumping system. Regular syringe pumps often don't work very well for droplet generators. There are several high precision pumping systems on the market that work with different pumping principles. To name one, we'...
Which flowrates should I use?
This depends on many things. For example on the type of fluid that you are using. Check our ...
Which surfactants should I use?
Use our surfactant guide for advice on surfactants.
How do I prevent clogging of my chips?
Have a look at our clogging prevention guide.
Should I use coated or uncoated droplet generators?
Have a look at our article about surface wetting properties.
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Product group: EOR
Which pressure and temperature can the EOR chip hold?
The EOR chip itself is manufactured from glass an can easily withstand up to 300⁰C. The chips are supplied in a black fluidic cartridge however. This cartridge can widthstand up to 80⁰C. No sealant is used, the two layers of glass are fusion bonded ...
I'm using the Fluidic Connect 4515 holder (part of high pressure bundle), what alignment and fluidic port should I use?
The fluidic ports are on positions 3,8Alignment can be done on positions 2,7 (or 4,9).
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Product group: OOC
Is it possible to monitor oxygen levels?
It is possible to couple Micronit OOC devices to commercial optical readers for dissolved gases in the culture medium. This option allows for applications such as the monitoring of oxygen in the culture chamber.
Is my OOC system compatible with my imaging systems?
Have a look at this document about imaging systems.
The membrane is moving and flow is switching between top and bottom flow path. What is happening?
Always check that there’s no blockage in one of the flow paths, this can be verified by checking the amount of collected liquid in a specific time frame and compare it with the expected amount for the flow rate used. If this isn't the case, droplet ...
How do I clean my resealable flow cell's / OOC top and bottom layers?
Cleaning Resealable flowcells are produced in cleanroom facilities and clean areas to prevent physical impurities. After use, cleaning might be required to remove organic residues. Please use distinguished cleaning processes for glass slides with and...
How do I sterilize my resealable flow cell's / OOC top and bottom layers?
Sterilization Resealable flowcells are not sterilized when delivered. Please use distinguished sterilization processes for glass slides with and without a gasket. Glass slides with gasket: Can be sterilized with ethanol. Dry heat of up to 140 °...
What is the oxygen permeability data for the elastomer used?
The oxygen permeability data from the exact material grade used is not available, however the  data  from a different grade of the same material family, can be found below. 
Publication: Implementation of a dynamic intestinal gut-on-a-chip barrier model for transport studies of lipophilic dioxin congeners.
Publication: Microfluidic chip for culturing intestinal epithelial cell layers: Characterization and comparison of drug transport between dynamic and static models.
Publication: Transcriptome comparisons of in vitro intestinal epithelia grown under static and microfluidic gut-on-chip conditions with in vivo human epithelia.
Publication: Comparison of gene expression and biotransformation activity of HepaRG cells under static and dynamic culture conditions.
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Product group: resealable
How do I clean my resealable flow cell's / OOC top and bottom layers?
Cleaning Resealable flowcells are produced in cleanroom facilities and clean areas to prevent physical impurities. After use, cleaning might be required to remove organic residues. Please use distinguished cleaning processes for glass slides with and...
How do I sterilize my resealable flow cell's / OOC top and bottom layers?
Sterilization Resealable flowcells are not sterilized when delivered. Please use distinguished sterilization processes for glass slides with and without a gasket. Glass slides with gasket: Can be sterilized with ethanol. Dry heat of up to 140 °...
What is the oxygen permeability data for the elastomer used?
The oxygen permeability data from the exact material grade used is not available, however the  data  from a different grade of the same material family, can be found below. 
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