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Design and testing of an ortho-planar micro-valve

Smal, O and Raucent, B and Ceyssens, F and Puers, R and De Volder, M and Reynaerts, D (2008) Design and testing of an ortho-planar micro-valve. In: UNSPECIFIED pp. 75-86..

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Abstract

This paper presents the production and testing of an ortho-planar one-way micro-valve. The main advantages of such valves are that they are very compact and can be made from a single flat piece of material. A previous paper presents and discusses a micro-valve assembly based on a spider spring. The present paper focuses on the valve assembly process and the valve performance.. Several prototypes with a bore of 0.2 mm have been built using two manufacturing techniques (μEDM and stereo-lithography) and tested for pressures up to 7 bars. © 2008 International Federation for Information Processing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div E > Production Processes
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:05
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2014 02:23
DOI: 10.1007/978-0-387-77405-3_7