Core Research Resource Lab
PDMS Station

PDMS Station

The PDMS Station is available for mixing and curing PDMS (poly-dimethyl siloxane), commonly used to make devices for use in biomedical applications. PDMS is a gas permeable, sterilizable, and bio-compatible material that is resistant to many chemicals once cured. PDMS devices are used for myriad research applications, including single-cell analysis, capillary electrophoresis, and organ-on-a-chip. To make these devices, liquid monomer is mixed with a curing agent, degassed, poured over an inverse mold, and then cured in an oven — a process referred to as soft lithography.

The Brewer Science Cee 100 spin coater below is available for making precice, uniform PDMS membranes.

PDMS Spin Coater

CMADP Upcoming Events

KU Bioengineering Colloquium
co-sponsored by COBRE CMADP

Daniel Citterio, Ph.D.
Professor of Applied Chemistry
Keio University, Yokohama, Japan

"Low-Cost Analytical Devices Made from Porous Substrates: Simple is the Best"
Friday, February 28, 2020 at 2:00pm
Learned Hall, Room 3150

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