Lab Equipment

Microfluidics




Process Equipment & Model




Centrifugal test & development stands (3)in-house


Syringe pump (multi-channel) Cetoni


Syringe pump Harvard Aparatus PicoPlus


Contact angle Data Physics KP 40


Viscometer Brookfield LVDV-II+PRO CP


Electrostat μAutolabIII/FRA2 (Metrohm AG)


pH/Conductivity meter Mettler Toledo


DO meter Precision Sensing NT DO meter


Micromanipulator Pyroscience MM33



Lithography




Process Equipment & Model




Maskless lithography systemHeidelberg DWL 66FS


Plasma etching Oxford+


Mask aligner (6-inch) OAI 206 CE


Mask aligner (4-inch) Karl Süss MA 56


Spin coating Laurel WS-400 (2x)


Speedline Technologies P6700


Laminar flow box BassAire



Polymer Microfabrication




Process Equipment & Model




Ultraprecision milling (5-axis)Kugler Microgantry 5X


Precision milling Roland MDX-40A


Precision milling* Datron CAT 3D


Hot embossing* Jenoptik HEX 02


Injection moulding* Babyplast 6-10


3D printing Dolomite Fluidic Factory


PDMS casting in-house


Laser ablation Epilog Zing 16


Laser ablation* Optec Micromaster


3D polymer printing Dimension μPrint Plus


Knife cutting Graphtec Robo-Pro


Hot roll laminator ChemInstruments HL 101


Film laminator Titan 110


Photopro Model 33


Ozone plasma Novascan-PSD


O2 plasma Harrick Plasmaflo PDC-FMG


Plasma pen Rheinhausen Piezo


Wax printing Xerox Phaser 8560N


Screen printing Asos Graf - Print plus


Materials printing* Dimatix


Ultrasound bath Branson 5510


Fume hoods NSP Services


Desiccator N/A


DI water system* TKA Smart2pure



Measurement of Material Characteristics & Topologies




Type Equipment & Model




Microscope Zeiss with Leica camera


Microscope+ Leica


3D microscope Keyence VHX 2000*


Whitelight interferometer* Veeco WYKO NT-1100


Stylus profilometer* Dektak 150


Ellipsometer* Uvisel


Thin film measurement unit* Metricon
Surface roughness Tesa Rugosurf 90G


Material hardness Ray-Ran Polytest


Melting point analysis system Stanford RS - MPA 1000
FTIR Thermo Scientific - Nicolet 6700


Raman spectrometer* Jobin Yvon Lab-Ram


Gaussmeter ChengYeng Technologies CYHT201


Scanning electron microscope* (environmental)Carl Zeiss - EVO LS15


Atomic force microscope* Veeco Bioscope II



Biotechnology & Life Sciences




Type Equipment & Model




Automated fluorescent microscopyOlympus IX 81 (3x)
with CO2 incubator


Haematology analyser+ HemoCue WBC Diff Analyser


Microarrayer* Scienion Biodot
Capillary electrophoresis Agilent Bioanalyzer 2100


Cell incubator Thermo Scientific


Ultrapure water system Barnstead Nanopure Diamond


Spectrometer (vis) Nicolet AVATAR 320


UV spectrometer Thermo Nanodrop 2000C


Vortex mixer Scientific Vortex Genie 2


Pipettes Eppendorf 1000



Computing & Software




Type Type & Version




High-performance PCDell Precision Workstation


Simulation package COMSOL Multiphysics 4.2


CAD-CAM package Pro-Engineer (ProE) 5.0


3D-CAD Solidworks


CAD Autocad 2012


Hardware control Labview 2010


Mask generation EasyGerb



* shared equipment within DCU’s National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR)

+ equipment to arrive soon
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