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Acrylic – A Versatile Material, Suitable For Medical & Specialist Industrial Applications

Cast acrylic sheet and block have properties making them suitable for a wide variety of applications ranging from precision engineering components to commercial and domestic... Read more...

Supporting Technology With Challenging Requirements

Carville have been supplying bonded fluidic manifolds to the medical sector for use in haematology, next generation sequencing, clinical chemistry and many other In Vitro... Read more...

Medical & Quality Assurance Phantoms Manufactured in Association with the NHS.

Carville have worked with leading physicists and radiographers within the National Health Service (NHS) to develop and manufacture a range of Quality Assurance Phantoms within... Read more...

What is a Bonded Manifold?

A bonded plastic manifold is a single manifold that can replace traditional tubes and connections between multiple components, or replace multiple ‘old school’ cross drilled... Read more...

The Basics of Plastic Selection for Precision Machining Applications.

There are many types’ of plastics available and determining which is right for demanding applications can be very challenging. Whether it is precision plastic manifolds... Read more...

Acrylic Properties

What are the key properties of cast acrylic (PMMA)? Cast acrylic sheet and block acrylic have properties that make them suitable for a wide variety... Read more...

Vapor Polishing Acrylic, Polycarbonate & Ultem

Vapor polishing plastics is a specialist technique that can be used to enhance component features or improve optical clarity on plastic materials such as Acrylic... Read more...

What Are Microfluidic Devices?

Microfluidic devices & Microfluidics is the science of controlling, distributing and manipulating fluids and gases in a network of micro-channels and chambers. The science of... Read more...

Properties & Applications of Acrylic

Acrylic (PolyMethyl MethAcrylate or PMMA) is a transparent plastic known more commonly by the trade name “Plexiglass™.” The material is similar to polycarbonate in that it is... Read more...

Multi-Layer Plastic Fluidic Manifolds For Life Science Applications

Plastic fluidic manifolds have been used in life science applications for over 30 years, however it has only recently seen a significant growth in their... Read more...