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LifeTech - Technologies for life science

Smart solutions for laboratory and medical devices

Growing and aging populations, increasing risk of illness and global mobility call for cost-effective healthcare solutions. The demand for suitable preventative healthcare and diagnostic procedures is also on the rise. The LifeTech division at Festo provides forward-looking answers – with innovative solutions for medical technology and laboratory automation. We support manufacturers of laboratory and medical devices with solutions that deliver precise and reproducible results.

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Technical developments such as miniaturization, integration or dispensing of ever smaller fluid volumes are opening up new opportunities in the field of life science. Festo is advancing these trends – with compact components, highly integrated modules and a focus on micro-fluid products for regulating gases and liquids.

We offer standardized components for laboratory and medical devices and develop customized automation solutions together with you to meet your requirements – cost-effectively, to fit the smallest possible space and in the best possible quality.

Engineering and research

Our ability to offer customized solutions is based on decades of extensive collaboration with our customers. Regardless of which phase of development your medical product is in, you can always rely on our product design and engineering competency. For this purpose, Festo has opened a Technical Engineering Center (TEC) north of Boston, Massachusetts (USA), which is dedicated to the life sciences. The TEC is a state-of-the-art research and development facility with a team of experts who specialize in regulating gas and liquids and sample handling. We are always available to assist you with targeted and customized solutions to meet your requirements - even during the concept phase.

Pressure and vacuum generator PGVA

Highly versatile

The decentralised pressure and vacuum generator PGVA only requires a 24 V power supply to provide compressed air for your pressure or vacuum assisted solution. This makes it perfect for your laboratory processes, for example when handling liquids during dosing, pipetting medical samples or using a dispense head.

  • Integrated compressor
  • Proportional pressure/vacuum control
  • Power supply: 24 V
  • Flexible in use
  • Easy to integrate
  • Easy to operate and configure
  • Dynamic and precise

Learn more about the Pressure and vacuum generator PGVA