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Autofluorescence of Plastics in Microfluidic Devices

The development of microfluidics for clinical diagnostic use opened a new chapter in the accessibility of lab tests known as "lab-on-a-chip." These devices bring robustness, reproducibility, and—in particular—miniaturization that is hard to achieve…
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Transitioning IVD Device Prototype Parts to Mass Production

With more than 20 years of experience working with market-leading IVD manufacturers, here are some challenges Enplas has helped engineers overcome—and tips on how we've done it.
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DOWNLOAD: Pillarless Lamination for Wide-Channel Microfluidics

Wide-channel and large-chamber microfluidics can encounter challenges in mass production. Enplas’s innovative lamination solutions solve them.
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DOWNLOAD: Microfluidics Channel Optimization for Mass Production

Small design changes during DFM can have an outsized effect on fluid flow performance in a mass-produced chip. To avoid unexpected loss of time and resources, Enplas optimizes channel designs for mass production as we conduct DFM.
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SURVEY RESULTS: COVID-19’s Impact on Users of Medical Injection-Molding Services

In fall 2020, Enplas surveyed users of medical injection-molding services to determine the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses. The respondents represented a variety of sizes, industries, and geographic locations.
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DOWNLOAD: Microfluidics Rapid Prototyping One-pager

Before investing in a full prototype, Enplas quickly creates and tests only your device’s critical features in as little as two weeks— saving you vital time and expenses later.
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DOWNLOAD: Injection-molded Microfluidics Services and Capabilities

Enplas is your partner for the design, development, and mass production of high-quality, high-performance plastic microfluidic devices. Learn more about our microfluidic services and capabilities.
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DOWNLOAD: Complex Microfluidic Channels Overview

Effective microfluidic devices require complex fluidic features. Download our complex microfluidic channels overview to learn more about our microfluidic channel capabilities.
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Plan Ahead to Get Your COVID-19 Diagnostic to Market Fast

It benefits COVID-19 diagnostics developers— and in fact, medical device developers of all types—to plan ahead and engage with a manufacturing partner early in the product development process.
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DOWNLOAD: Mold Transfer Guide

Transferring production may take the form of building new molds or tools, or a transfer of your molds or tools. For companies looking to achieve supply chain or other goals, transferring your mold may be the best option available.
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DOWNLOAD: Latest Plastic Solutions for Next-Generation Diagnostics and Medical Consumables

Enplas assists developers of next-generation diagnostics consumables looking to take their performance to the next level. Learn how our latest investment in plastic solutions may help your next-generation consumables increase sensitivity, eliminate cross-contamination, improve fluid control, and more.
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DOWNLOAD: Stress-free Medical Device Development from DFM to Launch

Find out why today's innovative medical device developers choose Enplas.

From Metal to Plastic, Silicone to TPE: Cut Cost, Enhance Performance

Learn more about how Enplas’s engineering and manufacturing expertise enabled a major pharmaceutical OEM’s metal to plastic conversion of its test instrument component, enhancing its functionality, usability, and overall manufacturing cost of a four-channel pipette air displacement device.
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Design for Manufacturability (DFM): The Basics

This article is a refresher on basic design for manufacturability, or DFM. Read on to learn how injection molding engineers can help ensure your components are manufacturable and cost-effective at scale.
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Design Development Beyond Basic DFM for Product Performance

Enplas Life Tech­­ goes beyond the basics to offer this advanced DFM when we see opportunities to help. Our customers—innovative market leaders—tell us again and again how they appreciate this customer-centric practice.

DOWNLOAD: Enplas Life Tech Overview Brochure

With over 20 years of satisfied customers, Enplas Life Tech is the leader in manufacturing precision plastic parts for life science products to your demanding performance requirements.
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Process Validation

Enplas Life Tech has an established quality control procedure built on proper industry-standard validation procedures: to statistically ensure that each part coming out of the line will fall within strictly-set standards for your project.

DOWNLOAD: TPE vs. Silicone Guide

When comparing thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) and liquid silicone rubber (LSR) for high volume fluid-sealing production, it’s important to understand manufacturability and other characteristics to make the right choice for your project!
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DOWNLOAD: TPE Reagent Port Seal Case Study

Download our TPE reagent port seal case study titled "Life Science Diagnostic Device Development: Challenges and Solutions for Fluid Interfaces."

DOWNLOAD: Fluid Sealing Guide

Complex shapes, small features, intense pneumatic pressures—manufacturing a stable fluid-sealing interface can be complicated.

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