Optimization of Hot Embossing Process for Fabrication of Microfluidic Devices

Ziyara, Abbas
Çoğun, Ferah
Varol, Ceren
Totuk, Onat Halis
Yıldırım, Ender
This paper presents a low cost hot embossing press and optimization of the process parameters for fabrication of microfluidic chips. For testing purposes, we fabricated a mold made of brass using micro milling process. By utilizing Taguchi method we found that 200 µm wide channels on polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) substrates can be obtained by applying 240 bars for 6 min. under 180oC. Total cycle time per one chip is measured as 11 min.
8. Mühendislik ve Teknoloji Sempozyumu (14 - 15 Mayıs 2015)


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Citation Formats
A. Ziyara, F. Çoğun, C. Varol, O. H. Totuk, and E. Yıldırım, “Optimization of Hot Embossing Process for Fabrication of Microfluidic Devices,” presented at the 8. Mühendislik ve Teknoloji Sempozyumu (14 - 15 Mayıs 2015), Ankara, Türkiye, 2015, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/72418.