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LineUp Flow EZ™

Fluigent LineUp Flow EZ pressure and flow controller
Icon Fluigent Flow EZ pressure and flow controller

Product description

Icon Fluigent Flow EZ pressure and flow controller

The Flow EZ™ is the most advanced system available for pressure-based flow control. The compact device stands alone near the microfluidic setup, allowing the user to minimize bench space use without the need of a PC. One can be operational and generate data rapidly.

In the base configuration, the system controls pressure, and the liquid flow is a function of system resistance, fluid viscosity, etc. The addition of a FLOW UNIT enables one to control or monitor flow rate as well as dispense volume. The pressure automatically adjusts in the background to maintain the flow rate.

When combined with a LINK module the Flow EZ™ capabilities are extended by using Fluigent software to benefit from automation (MAT) or live monitoring and recording of data (A-i-O)

The Flow EZ™ modules, are available in different pressure and vacuum ranges, to provide the optimum level of pressure control and resolution. These can easily be joined together to match all application requirements or reconfigure the system for a new experimental design.

Benefits

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Ease of use

Icon no PC requirement needed

Control with or without a PC

Icon automation software intuitive

Intuitive software
including SDK for customized applications

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Modular

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Compact

Wide pressure ranges

The Flow EZTM is available in a variety of pressure ranges from minus 800 to plus 7,000 mbar.

0 to 7000 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-7000)

0 to 1000 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-1000)

0 to 69 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-0069)

-25 to 0 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-N025)

-345 to 0 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-N345)

0 to 2000 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-2000)

0 to 345 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-0345)

0 to 25 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-0025)

-69 to 0 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-N069)

-800 to 0 mbar (P/N: LU-FEZ-N800)

Adaptable & Modular

Combine as many module as the experiment requires. Each module is a separate pressure channel and can be controlled independently.

Ease of use & Local control

Start experiment in minutes. No PC is needed for simple experiments.

Control flow rate with the benefits of responsive, pulse free flow

Pulse-free flow is critical for generating high quality and repeatable results. The Flow EZ™ integrates the all-new DFC (Direct Flow Control) algorithm which allows the user to set a flow rate directly on the instrument display. The applied pressure will automatically adjust to maintain the flow rate.

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A response time ten times faster compared to mechanical solutions

With the use of pressure instead of mechanical action, the Flow EZTM gets a responsiveness ten times faster than syringe pumps. A low response time allows one to quicky execute operations such as stop flow and pressure/flow rate steps.

Graphic response time comparison between high precision syringe pump and Fluigent LineUp Flow EZ pressure-based flow controller

FOCUS ON THE MICROSCOPE. NO PC REQUIRED

Instead of looking at the PC, users can keep their eyes on the microscope, adjusting the control dial with one hand. In this stand-alone configuration, the device allows for pressure or flow rate control and volume dispense making it ideal for benchtop use.

LineUp advantage PC free no requirement local control Flow EZ Fluigent pressure controller
Flow-EZ connector

AS YOUR SETUP EVOLVES, YOUR LINEUP CAN TOO

Add a channel at any time, in one click or easily reconfigure the system the exact requirements of your experiment.

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The Flow EZTM supports reservoir sizes from 2 mL to standard lab bottles.

Stability is independent of reservoir volume. With large reservoirs, the Flow EZTM can maintain continuous, pulse-free flow for days without refilling.

Pressurized metal cap for microfluidic experiment P-CAP

Based on our industry leading experience developing microfluidic instrumentation, Fluigent has engineered the patented QuadCore, the most advanced microfluidic pumping technology available. It is at the heart of the Fluigent’s next-generation performance. This is the fastest, most stable, and compact system for microfluidics available.

PRODUCT NUMBER

Name Unit in mbar Product Number
Flow EZ™ 0 to 25 LU-FEZ-0025
0 to 69 LU-FEZ-0069
0 to 345 LU-FEZ-0345
0 to 1000 LU-FEZ-1000
0 to 2000 LU-FEZ-2000
0 to 7000 LU-FEZ-7000
0 to -25 LU-FEZ-N025
0 to -69 LU-FEZ-N069
0 to -345 LU-FEZ-N345
0 to -800 LU-FEZ-N800

Software Compatibility

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The LineUP series modules are compatible with Fluigent’s newest software applications:

  • The Fluigent Oxygen software: the new way to get full control of your microfluidic setup. It combines in one program all the functions and capabilities of our traditional software: A-i-O, MAT, ESS control and much more. Through its intuitive dashboard, OxyGEN is our new reference tool for real-time control and for developing time based protocols focusing on pressures, flow rates, volumes, and valve control in microfluidic experiments.
  • Software Development Kit: Integrate the LineUp Flow EZ™ seamlessly in your existing application. Available in C++, Labview, Matlab, Python, etc. More information on the SDK »

RELATED PRODUCT & APPLICATIONS

LineUp LINK

Connection to the PC
(PN: LU-LNK-0002)

Link module communication hub lineup Fluigent

FLOW UNIT

Flow meter

LineUp Adapt

Pressure reducer
(P/N: LU-ADT-0001)

Adapt pressure reducer Lineup

P-CAP

Pressurized reservoir

Fluigent P-CAP air-tight metal cap pressurized reservoir with falcon tube

LineUp Push-Pull

Pressure & Vacuum Control

LineUp supply kit

Pressure & Power supply

Fluigent LineUp power and pressure supply kit

A-i-O

Monitoring software

Icon of All in one software by Fluigent

MAT

Automation software

Icon for software Microfluidic automation tool by Fluigent
cell-aspiration

FLUID RECIRCULATION FOR CELL PERFUSION WITH REDUCED SHEAR STRESS

Many microfluidic applications require expensive solutions to be injected at a controlled flow-rate into a microfluidic system, such as cell cultures, PCR processes, cell injections or simulation of blood capillaries. The Flow-EZ allows for this to be done with controlled minimal mechanical stress.

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SEQUENTIAL FLUID INJECTION & DELIVERY WITH PULSE-FREE FLOW

For microfluidic applications that require switching between multiple solutions (such as samples or buffers) while maintaining a constant flow-rate during the course of the experiment, one FLOW-EZ pressure channel may be connected via a manifold to ten separate vials containing different aqueous solutions.

CTC-capture

AUTOMATED RARE CELL CAPTURE AND LABELLING

AS CTC detection and labelling requires precise and smooth flow control, The Flow-EZ with flow rate control can be combined with our ESS™ valve control platform to be able to efficiently control the flows of all the solutions and samples.

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