Polymicro Technologies™ a Subsidiary of Molex

December 1, 2015
Special Issues

Volume 33, Issue 12

Advances in chromatographic analysis have been aided by proprietary improvements to the properties of Polymicro Technologies synthetic fused capillary tubing and techniques for handling, cutting, cleaving, and laser machining. Molex manufactures Polymicro high-strength, high-temperature, flexible fused silica capillary tubing; flow cells; square capillary tubing; windowed capillary tubes; UV transparent capillary; multimode, step-index fused silica optical fiber with polyimide, silicone, acrylate and fluoropolymer buffers; solarization resistant optical fiber for deep UV; broad spectrum fiber; IR waveguides; fiber optic cables and assemblies; silica and quartz rods; precision cleaved-to-length tubing; multi-lumen tubing; and micro-components including laser machined fiber tips, telecommunications ferrules and sleeves, and cleaved capillary tubing. New innovations include VS Tight-Tolerance capillary, fiber and capillary bundles, and nano-capillary.

Company Description

A global leader in capillary tubing and specialty optical fiber solutions for chromatography, the Molex Polymicro Technologies™ group designs and manufactures a large portion of capillary tubing and multimode step-index fibers used throughout the world. The company's extensive portfolio of Polymicro Technologies products also serves applications in aerospace and defense, analytical, astronomy, automotive, biotechnology, communications, energy, manufacturing, medical, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications.


 

Molex solves complex optical challenges for the world's innovators by anticipating and delivering what our customers need most. From a globally integrated approach to seamless collaboration, we bring expertise and innovation together to help bring your product vision to reality. Our operations work closely with yours to deliver results wherever you are by leveraging our heritage of innovation and providing incomparable expertise to the complex electronic solutions of tomorrow.

Chief Chromatographic Techniques Supported 

  • GC

  • CE

  • LC, HPLC, and nano LC

  • Lab-on-a-chip

  • Spectroscopy, UV to mid-IR

  • Cytometry

Markets Served

Polymicro Technologies capillary tubing, optical fibers, fiber optic assemblies, and fiber and tubing arrays, and bundles are commonly used in the analytical sciences, in addition to pharmaceutical, environmental, and petrochemical analysis, genomics, proteomics, neurology, clinical instrumentation, and a wide variety of related technologies. Typical applications include research, process monitoring and control, quality monitoring and control, forensics, pharmaceutical, petrochemical and environmental analysis, and DNA fragment analysis (HID), in addition to unique applications requiring precision drawn capillary.

Major Products/Services

Advances in chromatographic analysis have been aided by proprietary improvements to the properties of Polymicro Technologies synthetic fused capillary tubing and techniques for handling, cutting, cleaving, and laser machining. Molex manufactures Polymicro high-strength, high-temperature, flexible fused silica capillary tubing; flow cells; square capillary tubing; windowed capillary tubes; UV transparent capillary; multimode, step-index fused silica optical fiber with polyimide, silicone, acrylate and fluoropolymer buffers; solarization resistant optical fiber for deep UV; broad spectrum fiber; IR waveguides; fiber optic cables and assemblies; silica and quartz rods; precision cleaved-to-length tubing; multi-lumen tubing; and micro-components including laser machined fiber tips, telecommunications ferrules and sleeves, and cleaved capillary tubing. New innovations include VS Tight-Tolerance capillary, fiber and capillary bundles, and nano-capillary.

Facility

Polymicro Technologies products are manufactured at the Molex facility in Phoenix, Arizona. The state-of-the art facility is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified and features a glass laboratory, draw towers, sophisticated testing and laser machining capabilities. We offer large and custom orders, in addition to select, pre-packaged Polymicro Technologies capillary tubing and optical fibers for smaller orders. Please contact us at polymicrosales@molex.com to initiate a quote or request a copy of the Polymicro Technologies solution handbook.

Molex
18019 N 25th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85023

TELEPHONE
(602) 375-4100

FAX
(630) 813-9995

WEB SITEwww.molex.com/polymicro