Frequently asked questions
Find the answer of frequently asked questions about our products.
What kind of dispensing technology is used?
The SiJet and PipeJet dispensers are based on a piezo actuated non-contact, drop-on-demand technology enabling the generation of uniform picoliter and nanoliter droplets by direct volume displacement.
The µl valves are 3rd party valves and pressure/ time controlled dispensing systems in most cases.
What is the maximum number of dispensing channels?
12 dispensing channels. The BioSpot Custom can be equipped with up to 8 (SiJet/ PipeJet) + max. 4 (µl valves). Other configurations, i. e. 12 PipeJet channels require the BioSpot X-series.
What kind of liquids can be dispensed?
The droplet dispenser can dispense a wide range of liquids including buffers & detergents, DMSO, ethanol, methanol, beads, living cells, oils, and more.
I have a custom diagnostic chip design. How is the chip secured on the workdeck?
Several deck layouts are available to secure standard substrates, such as microtiter plates or glass slides.
BioFluidix offers custom deck layouts specificly designed to precisely fit the dimension of your diagostic chip or cartridge.