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LED/Halogen Hybrid Measurement Module for Clinical Chemistry

Customer’s requirements

  • Optoelectronic design and development expertise
  • Certification to ISO 13485
  • An established change management system with critical components tracking
  • Expertise in tester development and build
  • Reliability combined with flexibility and the ability to cope with strongly fluctuating demand
  • Manufacturing close to the USA east coast

Customer benefits through Volpi’s solution

Doubled halogen lamp life time through

  • Systems engineering and development of a UV-LED / Halogen light engine

Trouble-free supply of complete measurement modules through

  • Pairing of light source and detector unit
  • Combined testing and QA, ISO 13485 certified
  • Seamless manufacturing ramp-up to three-digit quantities per year
  • Coping with strongly demand fluctuations
  • High-quality supply

Economic module cost through

  • Material and process cost reductions driven by Volpi, vetted by customer’s value engineering team

Technical Features

  • Measurement principle:
    Spectroscopy
  • Illumination:
    UV-LED and halogen, highly stabilized (variation < 0.01% at OD 4)
  • Detection:
    Spectrometer
  • Consumable type:
    Cuvette
  • Number of different component types/module:
    150
  • Number of components/module:
    1,200
Industry
In Vitro Diagnostics
Customer
One of the top five IVD companies
Discipline
Clinical Chemistry Clinical Chemistry

Technical Features

  • Measurement principle:
    Spectroscopy
  • Illumination:
    UV-LED and halogen, highly stabilized (variation < 0.01% at OD 4)
  • Detection:
    Spectrometer
  • Consumable type:
    Cuvette
  • Number of different component types/module:
    150
  • Number of components/module:
    1,200