Capillary interconnect device

United States Patent

8,585,986
November 19, 2013
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An interconnecting device for connecting a plurality of first fluid-bearing conduits to a corresponding plurality of second fluid-bearing conduits thereby providing fluid communication between the first fluid-bearing conduits and the second fluid-bearing conduits. The device includes a manifold and one or two ferrule plates that are held by compressive axial forces.
Sandia Corporation ( Albuquerque, NM )
11/983,440
November 9, 2007
422/545 ; 422/544; 422/546;
B01L 99/00 (20100101);
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STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under government contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to Sandia Corporation. The Government has certain rights in the invention, including a paid-up license and the right, in limited circumstances, to require the owner of any patent issuing in this invention to license others on reasonable terms.