Smal, O and Dehez, B and Raucent, B and De Volder, M and Peirs, J and Reynaerts, D and Ceyssens, F and Coosemans, J and Puers, R (2006) Modelling and characterisation of an ortho-planar micro-valve. IFIP International Federation for Information Processing, 198. pp. 315-326. ISSN 1571-5736Full text not available from this repository.
The main difficulties encountered in the development of microscale fluidic pumping systems stem from the fact that these systems tend to comprise highly three-dimensional parts, which are incompatible with traditional microproduction technologies. Regardless of the type of pumping principle, most of the hydraulic systems contain valves and in particular a one-way valve. This paper presents the design and modelling of an ortho-planar one-way microvalve. The main advantages of such a valve are that it is very compact and can be made from a single flat piece of material. An analytical model of the spring deflection has been developed and compared to FEM. A prototype with a bore of 1.5 mm has been build using a micro EDM (electro discharge machining) machine and also tested. © 2006 International Federation for Information Processing.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Microvalve Ortho-planar spring Pumping systems|
|Divisions:||Div E > Production Processes|
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||07 Mar 2014 12:05|
|Last Modified:||08 Dec 2014 02:24|