Fluid dispensing system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8752732
APP PUB NO 20120193376A1
SERIAL NO

13018609

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An apparatus including a fluid reservoir and a compressible metering chamber including a first end coupled to the fluid reservoir and a second end. The apparatus further including a valve coupled to the second end of the metering chamber and a nozzle coupled to the valve. A system including linearly translatable cartridge mounting assembly having a plurality of fluid dispensing cartridge mounting stations and a plurality of fluid dispensing cartridges mounted to respective fluid dispensing cartridge mounting stations. The system further including a plurality of compression assemblies coupled to respective fluid dispensing cartridges and a receiving assembly positioned beneath the mounting assembly. A method includes positioning a fluid dispensing cartridge comprising a fluid reservoir and a metering chamber over a sample retaining member, applying a compressive force to the metering chamber to eject a predetermined amount of fluid and removing the compressive force to refill the metering chamber.

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SAKURA FINETEK U.S.A., INC.TORRANCE, CA35

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Evans, Robert E Pasadena, US 37 327
Fujimaki, Toshiyuki Nagano, JP 4 18
Mizusawa, Yoshitada Nagano, JP 5 84
Mueller, Wolfgang Redondo Beach, US 150 1261
Okabe, Yoshitake Nagano, JP 4 18
Tokudaiji, Shinji Nagano, JP 5 26

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