Process control

Process control in industry is easy to implement with microfluidics.

In most industries, a custom-fit process control system is key to ensure optimal levels of reliability and efficiency. Nowadays, processing systems receive increasing pressure to achieve productivity and cost-effectiveness without any loss of quality. Improving control and monitoring reduces wastage of expensive compounds. Additionally, it provides improved production reliability. The delivery of continuous data of such systems also helps to meet regulatory standards.

A well-integrated process control system enhances the level of automation within a process of any scale. In addition, it provides improvements to maintenance costs, production costs, reliability and, most importantly, quality. With increased automation comes the ability to collect more process data. This is crucial for productive process management as well as traceability.

Next to an efficient process control for the product itself, a good process control assists in monitoring hygiene and quality of the productions’ environment.

Our microfluidic systems can monitor and analyse a variety of factors in a production process. With the right sensor, you can measure the flow or pressure of a liquid or gas. Additionally, you can monitor the ph- or CO2-levels, VOC volumes or lactate and glucose amounts. Next, you can add valves to properly lead the fluids throughout the system. To finish up your process control system, we offer a range of accessories that solve specific problems. (As a start, check out our bubble trap, filter or damper.)

All of those components are very small and only have a low power consumption. Which is why they can easily be integrated into existing process control systems. Also, thanks to the modular set-up, you only add exactly what you need and can leave out the rest. They are all controlled with the mp-Multiboard2 and the software made by Bartels. That way, you have all the data you need in one spot.

You want to learn more?

Then head over to our YouTube channel and browse our videos there. They show you different options on how to integrate various components into a system. Additionally, you can find some examples for specific applications.