New from Parker Precision Fluidics, a division of Parker Hannifin Corp, Hollis, NH, is the R9 diaphragm rocker isolation liquid valve, a family of 9 mm valves that seeks to improve the performance of clinical diagnostic, analytical chemistry, and agent detection systems requiring precision fluid control. Its design supports mounting over microplates, therefore eliminating transfer lines. R9 valves are capable of a variety of flow and pressure ratings up to 100 psi, supporting the use of smaller fluid passageways.

“As we listened to the future requirements of life science OEMs, the need for simplified and compact instrument designs became clear,” says Don McNeil, senior product manager at Parker Hannifin.

The Parker R9 is suited for such applications as in vitro diagnostics, hematology, molecular diagnostics, flow cytometry, genomics, proteomics, liquid handling, sample preparation, chromatography, and precision flow control.

For more information, visit AACC booth 1819 or Parker Precision Fluidics.