Microfluidics providing offshore mechanical oil testing and analysis

UNIVERISTY spin-off company, RAB-Microfluidics, is using the field of microfluidics to create a “laboratory on a chip,” enabling offshore operators a portable micro-laboratory to test machinery oil products onsite, effectively eliminating the need to ship samples to onshore laboratories for analysis.

Microfluidics providing offshore mechanical oil testing and analysis Microfluidics providing offshore mechanical oil testing and analysis Microfluidics providing offshore mechanical oil testing and analysis Microfluidics providing offshore mechanical oil testing and analysis Microfluidics providing offshore mechanical oil testing and analysis
 
The new technology, developed with funding from the Oil & Gas Technology Centre in Aberdeen, is targeting the offshore upstream oil and gas industry, and utilises a 22mm by 15mm "laboratory

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