Precision engineered fluidics is the focus of IDEX’s newest segment, Health & Science Technologies, which was formed to support and enable the tremendous growth in analytical instrumentation and the life sciences. Within the fields of health and science, we are leveraging our capabilities in small-scale, highly accurate fluidic components and medical devices, as well as integrated systems and solutions to support the worldwide growth in pharmaceutical drug discovery and new applications in life sciences and diagnostic testing. Our specialty materials expertise enables the development of innovative medical devices and biocompatible, implantable devices that are critical to current developments in patient care. Likewise, our pneumatic and miniature precision-engineered pumps are fundamental technologies for medical and dental equipment and a range of other OEM commercial equipment. Product applications for this group also extend to semiconductor/electronics manufacturing, food and beverage processing, and transportation.
IDEX Health & Science Businesses
IDEX Health & Science Group
(EPI/ERC/Gast/JUN-AIR/Isolation Technologies/Micropump/Rheodyne/Sapphire Engineering/Systec/Upchurch Scientific)
High precision, high performance pumps, injection valves, connective tubing, fittings, check valves, degassing systems, liquid-end assemblies, and flow cells used in configurations customized to the specifications of analytical, clinical diagnostics and biotechnology instrument manufacturers. High purity pumps, mixers, and deionized water heaters used in the semiconductor industry. Miniature, precision-engineered pump technologies, and vacuum pumps, compressors, air motors, blowers and other clean, quiet compressed-air solutions for medical, dental, environmental, food and beverage, agricultural, industrial, and a wide range of other end-market applications.
IDEX Material Processing Technologies
With the ability to work with a wide variety of materials (solid, semi-solid and liquid) within our core competency markets of Pharmaceutical, Food, Cosmetic & Personal Care, Chemical and Mineral, IDEX Material Processing Technologies Inc. provides brand name process equipment and global support service solutions that meet our customers’ specific requirements. By manufacturing equipment that is technologically superior and optimized to meet the needs of every customer, we enable processors around the world to achieve consistent, repeatable results in
- Size Reduction Solutions - Dry/Wet/Fine/Gentle Milling & Sieving
- Agglomeration/Roll Compaction Solutions
- Liquids Processing Solutions - Fluid Mixing/Dispersion/Emulsification
- Material Conveying and Handling Solutions - Pneumatic Conveying & Security Screening Nano
- Enabled Solutions - Size Reduction/Cell Disruption, PureNano (Bottom-Up Nano Particle Creation)
IDEX Medical Group (EPI/Upchurch/Sapphire Engineering)
Specialty medical device development and manufacturing for implant and instrument applications, as well as machining, molding, extrusion, and assembly capabilities. Expertise in the molding and extruding of high performance, biocompatible materials, such as PEEK and other specialty plastics to meet the emerging medical market needs for products that range from orthopedic implants and ophthalmic tools to diagnostic devices and surgical instruments.
The IDEX Optics & Photonics (IOP) family of best-in-class brands delivers premium products, engineered solutions and precision fabrication to scientific, commercial and industrial customers around the world. From custom components and subsystems to high-volume production, the IOP manufacturing and distribution platform integrates leading photonics technologies in advanced coatings, filters and laser optics for manufacturers of light-based instruments, tools and systems. With headquarters in Albuquerque, NM and facilities across North America, Europe and Asia, IOP drives state-of-the-art technical expertise and collaboration between its optical industry partners including Advanced Thin Films, CVI Laser Optics, Melles Griot, Semrock and the IDEX Optics & Photonics Marketplace.
Precision Polymer Engineering
Operates at the forefront of elastomer component design. Established for over 30 years, Precision Polymer Engineering manufactures and supplies high performance moulded rubber seals (elastomer seals) and rubber gaskets to various industries around the world.
Key Health & Science Technology Product Lines