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Method and device for planar build peristaltic pumps for flexile micro fluidic systems


The invention relates to a system, in which the flow in the channel is caused by a contact device, which is not in direct contact with the fluid. The flexible fluid channel is compressed by force which leads to closure of the channel. Now the contact device is moved along the chan-nel which causes an internal wave that transports the fluid. The pump itself emits force onto the channel without being a part of it. By doing so, it is possible to use the pump with one time use systems, because it is possible to remove the pump from the system without the need of disconnecting the pump from any channel attachments. Furthermore it is possible to reuse the pump system which helps to reduce costs. Furthermore it is possible to use this pump together with aggressive solutions, because the pump itself is not in any contact with the fluid.

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