Custom Process for Scalable Medical Product Manufacturing

Innovating essential global life science equipment

Since 1948, Drummond Scientific has provided biotech companies with essential medical devices and liquid handling systems to meet their unique demands from point-of-care kits to laboratory diagnostic solutions. Based in the United States, our engineers and production specialists collaborate with biological science groups worldwide. Our partners range from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups, academic institutions, and nonprofit organizations.

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The Drummond Development Process

Drummond’s success in custom manufacturing solutions can be attributed to the core principles that make up our development process. These 3 pillars provide the guidance and mindset in developing your custom manufacturing process.

1

Ideation

Develop an outline of the process, both in materials needed to assemble the device and the process of automated manufacturing.

2

Iteration

Execute development by collaborating with our teams to innovate a high throughput automation solution.

3

Innovation

Upon successful assembly, your device is mass-produced, inspected, and shipped to your distribution center, ready to meet your consumer demand.

By implementing the Drummond Product Development Process, we’ve innovated the latest scalable manufacturing solution: our Lateral Flow Assembly. This high-volume process in a climate-controlled environment reduces the risk of contamination. It minimizes the human interaction often seen as necessary in cassette assembly. This process assembles thousands of assembled lateral flow tests per hour and can be run 24/7 to meet demand.

Request our Point of Care Sample Kit

The Drummond Point of Care Sample Kit contains 8 of our high-quality liquid handling solutions that help create and save lives. Our Custom Manufacturing & Engineering teams are here to help you take your concept from mockup to market.

  • 1 µl Capillary Tube
  • 1-5 µl Calibrated Micropipettes
  • 25 µl Aqua-Cap Capillary Tubes
  • 25 µl Pre-loaded Mylar®* Wrapped Capillary Tubes
  • 15 & 50 µl MICROSAFE® Capillary Tubes**
  • 5 µl MicroCaps® w/ Bulb Assembly
  • 25 µl Wiretrol® III w/ Wire Plunger
  • 50 µl Dual Fill Capillary Tubes
Free POC Testing Kit

Drummond Scientific Product Development Leadership

Chris Strohsahl

President

Scott Ferguson

Director of Venture Manufacturing

Tim Ring

Director of Sales

Chris Spina

Vice President
Free POC Testing Kit

request Point of care diagnostic kit

Take your point of care designs from concept to reality.

The New Nanoject III Is Now Available!

Nanoject II vs. Nanoject III Comparison

Both units utilize the same glass capillaries for pulling micropipettes. Due to the new improved method of securing the micropipette, smaller tips can be pulled and utilized on the Nanoject III. No O-rings to wear out. A micro “chuck” is used, and it simplifies attachment of the micropipette once backfilled with oil. The Nanoject III’s auto HOMING feature will eliminate the need to “rehome the unit as in the Nanoject II. This can reduce, if not totally eliminate, jamming of the plunger. Now available for the Nanoject II is the new Digital Control Box which has all the functionality of the original control box but now features a user friendly, easy to read touchscreen.

Nanoject II
Nanoject III
Product Name Nanoject II Nanoject III
Injection volumes 2.3 nL-69 nL 0.6 nL-999.9 nL
Rate of injection 46 nL/sec.& 23 nL/sec. only 1 nL/sec.-200 nL/sec.
Injection counter No Yes
Programmable multiple injections No Yes
Programmable frequency between injections No Yes
Auto HOMING of plunger No Yes
Micropipette I.D. size 10 µm minimum 2-3 µm minimum
Optional Footswitch Yes; inject only Yes; fill, empty and inject capability
Color, Touch Sensitive Keypad No; fill, empty, inject buttons only. Optional Digital Control Box Upgrade available Yes; multi screens
External computer interface Use of footswitch contact to inject. Injector has to be finished its injection at the speed rate of the Nanoject II before it will accept another pulse Use of a special opto-isolated input to allow the user to control injection rate and injection volume

Drummond Pipet-Aid® Controller Comparison Chart

Use this comparison chart to understand the difference between Drummond Pipet-Aid® Controller models and their useful features. This information will help you choose the best pipette controller to deliver the most accurate results for your intended applications.

Feature Other Pipette Controllers Portable Pipet- Aid® XP Pipette Controller Portable Pipet- Aid® XL Pipette Controller Pipet- Aid® Hood Mate® Pipette Controller
Cordless/Portable
3 Speed Aspiration & Dispensing X
Removable Stand X X
Use in hood/laminar flow cabinet X X
Weight 230g 214g 214g 122g