Parker’s Ultra Low Carryover Valve Increases Throughput and Simplifies Fluidic Circuits for Clinical Diagnostic and Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation

HOLLIS, N.H., January 13th, 2020 – The Precision Fluidics Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the release of their new Ultra Low Carryover Valve, a miniature liquid solenoid valve.  The Ultra Low Carryover Valve utilizes a patent pending design to create a well swept and small internal volume resulting in best in class carryover performance. 

 

A common goal for instrument manufacturers in the Clinical Diagnostic and Analytical Chemistry markets is to increase the number of samples that can be processed per hour.   The Ultra Low Carryover Valve was engineered to meet this need by enabling fluid circuitry simplification and reducing the required wash time within the instrument.  “The creation of the Ultra Low Carryover Valve is a great cornerstone in helping our customers increase instrument throughput and performance” said Don McNeil, Strategic Marketing Manager, Precision Fluidics Division. 

 

The Ultra Low Carryover Valve is suitable for a variety of different liquids and can achieve a water flow rate of up to 395ml/min at 45 psi (3 bar).  With an industry leading internal volume of 4.3µl diaphragm seal to common port and exceptionally well swept fluid path, the Ultra Low Carryover Valve provides industry leading carryover performance.  When compared to other life science valves available in the market, the Ultra Low Carryover Valve requires only a third of the amount of liquid to clean out to less than 10 ppm carryover level.  Because of the Ultra Low Carryover Valve’s unique individually actuated channels, the valve can be operated in four different states eliminating the need for two separate valves.

 

The Ultra Low Carryover Valve will be manufactured at Parker’s Precision Fluidics facility in Hollis, NH.  To learn more about the Ultra Low Carryover Valve visit http:solutions.parker.com/UltraLowCarryoverValve or email ppfinfo@parker.com

 

About Precision Fluidics Division

Parker Precision Fluidics Division is part of the Parker Hannifin Corporation Instrumentation Group and is a market leader in miniature fluidic components and system solutions for life science applications.

 

About Parker Hannifin
Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Learn more at www.parker.com or @parkerhannifin.

 

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Media Contacts

Richard Whipple
Parker Hannifin Corporation    
Precision Fluidics Division    
(603) 578-1519
rwhipple@parker.com