Introducing: A breakthrough in lab automation design

A unique combination of linear encoders and motors, motion control and microfluidics delivers unprecedented results in biotechnology

Achieving the high throughput and extraordinary accuracy necessary for lab automation—liquid handling, DNA sequencing and sample analysis to name a few—is extremely challenging. But now, a groundbreaking partnership between HEIDENHAIN, ETEL and IMT is changing lab automation design forever.

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HEIDENHAIN linear encoders
HEIDENHAIN linear encoders deliver absolute positioning accuracy to ensure the highest level of positioning at high traverse speeds.

Optical scanning principle • Precise and robust graduations • Scalable to various needs

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ETEL linear motors
ETEL linear motors are perfectly suited for the most demanding scanning applications—those that require zero attraction force and outstanding speed stability.

Exceptional performance • Simple integration • Patented cogging-free motion

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ETEL motion control
ETEL motion control solutions deliver a decentralized architecture for consistent performance and speed.

Optimized for lab automation design • Point-to-point motion • Scanning motion

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IMT microfluidics
IMT’s glass wafer processing capabilities allow the automated production-scale manufacturing of multilayer microfluidic flow cells.

The most advanced microfluidic biochips • Glass components • Exact dosage of extremely small volumes

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HEIDENHAIN exposed linear encoders

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Stories & Articles

New video illustrates breakthrough in lab automation design

Achieving the high throughput and extraordinary accuracy necessary for lab automation—liquid handling, DNA sequencing and sample analysis to name a few—is extremely challenging. But now, a groundbreaking partnership between HEIDENHAIN, ETEL and IMT are changing lab automation design forever.

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3 Biomedical Engineering Trends that are Saving Lives

From unprecedented DNA sequencing capabilities to flawless robotic surgeries and other automated treatments, doctors and medical laboratories have more life-saving innovations at their disposal than ever before.

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Unique microfluidics manufacturing process enables jaw-dropping biomedical feats

Microfluidics, or lab-on-a-chip technology, is a powerful tool that sits at the intersection of biotechnology, automation and functional integration.

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