The Constant Volume Fractional Collector

A design to aid in biological sample collection. Designed with specification from the UGA CTEGD (Center for Tropical & Emerging Global Diseases), Mualidharan's Lab.

Lab Head - Dr. Vasant Muralidharan

Lab Manager - Carrie Brooks

Researcher - Heather Kudyba

Based on a ubiquitous 3D printer controller board (Ramps 1.4) and using custom firmware. Made from mostly 3D printed parts designed, coded, fabricated, tested and delivered in only 3 months.

Technical Documentation

The prototype to the prototype

Before there was the fractional collector, there was the autosampler. This device had many issues but proved valuable in immeasurable ways.