uu.seUppsala University Publications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Viton-based fluoroelastomer microfluidics
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences, Microsystems Technology.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences, Microsystems Technology.
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences, Microsystems Technology.
2011 (English)In: Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, ISSN 0960-1317, E-ISSN 1361-6439, Vol. 21, no 2, 025016-025023 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Viton is an elastomer with low permeability and high chemical resistance. This paper presents the main characteristics and technical issues involved in fabricating Viton-based microfluidics by micromoulding, bonding and metallization. A PDMS (polydimethylsiloxane) mould is used to imprint the Viton compound in a curing step that is followed by a post-curing without the mould. Viton was fusion bonded, with high quality, to itself and to stainless steel when clamped together during a post-curing step. Having low permeability to hydrocarbon liquids, Viton is a well-suited elastomer for making paraffin membrane microactuators, as demonstrated here. These kinds of microactuators may find their applications in fluid handling with hydraulic oils, in vacuum systems or in reactors and analytical systems, where Viton comes in direct contact with fluids that would permeate or degrade other elastomers.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. Vol. 21, no 2, 025016-025023 p.
National Category
Engineering and Technology
Research subject
Engineering Science with specialization in Microsystems Technology
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-148083DOI: 10.1088/0960-1317/21/2/025016ISI: 000286630000016OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-148083DiVA: diva2:401264
Available from: 2011-03-02 Created: 2011-03-01 Last updated: 2017-12-11

Open Access in DiVA

No full text

Other links

Publisher's full text

Authority records BETA

Klintberg, LenaHjort, Klas

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Klintberg, LenaHjort, Klas
By organisation
Microsystems Technology
In the same journal
Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering
Engineering and Technology

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

doi
urn-nbn

Altmetric score

doi
urn-nbn
Total: 769 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf