LAB SYSTEM

MECC

NANOFIBER SPINNING EQUIPMENT

ELECTROSPINNING SET-UP

MODEL:

NANON-01A

M E MECC CO., LTD.

◎ SYSTEM CONFIGURATION COLLECTOR C1 Plate Collector E1 SD Series C2 Disc Collector C3 Drum Collector E2 NANON Series C4 Mandrel Collector SPINNERET S1 Clip Spinneret E3 NF Series S2 Tube-less Spinneret S3 Co-axial Spinneret NEW S4 Heating Spinneret NEW .

LTD... LTD 15kV ×1.000 10μm D series is the most simple electrospinning equipments.E1 ELECTROSPINNING SETUP SD series Simple & High Cost Performance ! Simple & High Cost Performance ! Electrospinning Setup NANOFIBER SAMPLE MECC CO. ◆ Simple ・The equipment has only minimum functions to electrospin nanofibers.. LTD. M E MECC CO. S Major Features ◆ High Cost Performance ・The basic price is ????. SD MECC CO. This series would be suitable for customers who need fiber samples with small amounts or freely customize the equipment. . You can obtain nanofiber samples with low losts.

. You can get a stable jet easily.E2 ELECTROSPINNING SETUP NANON Series Powerful Spinning Equipment for Nanofibers R&D !! Powerful Spinning Equipment for Nanofibers R&D !! Electrospinning equipment is developed by collaboration with Kyoto Institute of Technology! ! Electrospinning equipment is developed by collaboration with Kyoto Institute of Technology! S HOT R LLE E ! NANOFIBER SAMPLE MECC CO.000 10μm Electrospinning Setup NANON-01A NANON- ANON is standard type of electrospinning equipment. N Major Features ◆ Convenient Operation ・The equipment is easy to operate。 ・The equipment is well organized to avoid troublesome setting of spinning parameters. This is very useful equipment to proceed sample works effectively. ・Smooth and pored surface fibers. ◆ The Design That Considered A Safe Aspect ・NANON electrospinning setup possesses a safety lock system to avoid electrical shock and an exhausting system to evacuate evaporated solvents and flying nanofibers. This series are popular with researchers who has a lot of experience on using nanofiber equipments due to its convenience. . beaded fibers. LTD 10kV ×1. ◆ Equivalent to Various Nanofibers ・A number of polymers and polymer/ceramic composite nanofibers can be created. (It is noted that a choice of fiber morphology is dependent on raw material. and ultra-fine fibers can be created based on the user’s targeting application. LTD. aligned nanofiber sheets and multi-layer nanofiber sheets can be created.. M E MECC CO.) ・Non-woven meshes.

aligned nanofiber sheets and multi-layer nanofiber sheets can be created. You can select various types of optional units based on your targets / objective. and High temperature spinning is available! NANOFIBER SAMPLE Advanced & High Quality !! Advanced & High Quality !! MECC CO. ◆ The Design That Considered A Safe Aspect ・As well as NANON series.. M E MECC CO. NF series possess a safety lock system to avoid electrical shock and an exhausting system to evacuate evaporated solvents and flying nanofibers. This would be suitable for customers who customize the equipment or require the advanced spinning technology. ◆ Equivalent to Advanced Technology ・Core-sheath fibers. hollow fibers. core-shell particles. (It is noted that a choice of fiber morphology is dependent on raw material. ・Spinning of heated solution is available by applying heating unit. and High temperature spinning is available! Co-axial spinning. LTD.000 10μm N Electrospinning Setup NF-103 NF- F series is high-grade nanofiber equipments which satisfy your various requirements.) ・Non-woven meshes. hollow particles can be created by applying co-axial spinning unit. beaded fibers. ◆ Equivalent to Various Nanofibers ・A number of polymers and polymer/ceramic composite nanofibers can be created. Major Features ◆ High Flexible Design ・The equipment can be customized up to customer’s requirements. LTD 10kV ×1. and ultra-fine fibers can be created based on the user’s targeting application.. .E3 ELECTROSPINNING SETUP NF series Co-axial spinning. ・Smooth and pored surface fibers.

You do not need to detach or setting the clip spinneret so that you can make samples effectively.. The clip spinneret is useful tool to make nanofibers samples from various types of solutions in a shot time. metal connector. a set of nozzle. . tubing and syringe is required to attach or detach to the clip spinneret. NANON Series.Easy setting For each spinning. setting) setting) Spinning solution in syringe Syringe Pump Charge point SPINNERET Nanofiber jet High Voltage Power Supplier COLLECTOR Ground point Major Features ◆ Easy Handling . SD Series Tubing Metal Connector nozzle Clip Spinneret (ex.Easily washed Only metal connector should be washed. It can be easily washed by putting in the bottle with solvents. . LTD.S1 Spinneret Option CLIP SPINNERET This Standard Spinneret is Easy to Handle. (Applicable Equipment) NF Series. M E MECC CO.

. ・No changes on hardware of equipments are required to used this spinneret. (Applicable Equipment) NF Series.S2 Spinneret Option TUBE-LESS SPINNERET TUBE-LESS The Spinneret for Spinning Small Amounts of Solution. Tube-less Spinneret This spinneret enhance efficiency of experimental works. LTD. . ・Various types of solutions can be electrospun in a short time. NANON Series. Spinning solution in syringe Syringe Pump Charge point SPINNERET Nanofiber jet High Voltage Power Supplier COLLECTOR Ground point M E MECC CO. SD Series Major Features ◆ Minimize waste of solution ・The syringe can be directly attached to the spinneret.

Hollow Fibers. Kotaki’s Laboratory) Co-axial Spinneret (Sample) Spinning solution in syringe Syringe Pump Charge point SPINNERET Nanofiber jet High Voltage Power Supplier COLLECTOR Ground point Major Features ◆ Creation of Functional Fibers ・Hollow fibers / particles can be created. Then.. the fibers covered with the material which shows low spinnability could be obtained. LTD. ・Core/Sheath fibers and Core/Shell particles can be created. Core/Shell. respectively.S3 Spinneret Option NEW CO-AXIAL SPINNERET CO-AXIAL The Spinneret for Creating Core/Sheath. ・The material which shows low spinnability could be spun using this spinneret.. The one with good spinnability and the another should be applied to core and sheath. (Applicable Equipment) NF Series Hollow fiber Core-sheath fiber MECC CO. LTD MECC CO. .. M E MECC CO. LTD Samples obtained by Kent (Kyoto Institute of Technology. ・The fibers mixed with functional agents could be electrospun. Hollow Particles.

S4 Spinneret Option NEW HEATING SPINNERET The spinneret for spinning from heated solutions. . (Applicable Equipment) NF Series FIBER SAMPLE FIBER SAMPLE MECC CO. LTD Heating Spinneret (Sample) Spinning solution in syringe Syringe Pump Charge point SPINNERET Nanofiber jet High Voltage Power Supplier COLLECTOR Ground point Major Features ◆ Electrospinning of Heated Solution is Available. LTD MECC CO... M E MECC CO.. ・Spinning of solution heated up to 200℃ is available. ・You can spin materials which dissolve in solvents at high temperature. LTD.

. Nanofiber Sample 15kV ×1.000 10μm Plate Collector (Sample) Spinning solution in syringe Syringe Pump Charge point SPINNERET Nanofiber jet High Voltage Power Supplier COLLECTOR Ground point Major Features ◆ Useful collector for optimization .LTD. . SD Series MECC CO.. MECC CO.LTD. NANON Series.C1 Collector Option Plate Collector Useful for optimization of spinning conditions Useful for optimization of spinning conditions creation of a small amount of sample creation of a small amount of sample (Applicable Equipment) NF Series..suitable for making random mesh Collection Area: less than 370cm2 (corresponding to a piece of A5) M E MECC CO. LTD.

NANON Series..890 m/min.highly aligned fiber sheet can be obtained by the disc collector compared to the drum collector. ◆ Creation of fiber bundle ..000 rpm) M E MECC CO.fiber bundle can be made by this collector. (100 to 3.LTD. SD Series MECC CO. MECC CO. Disc circumference: about 600mm Rotation Speed : about 63 to 1. LTD.LTD. .C2 Collector Option Disc Collector Suitable for Suitable for creation of highly aligned fiber sheet creation of highly aligned fiber sheet fiber bundle fiber bundle (Applicable Equipment) NF Series.. Nanofiber Sample Disc Collector (Sample) Spinning solution in syringe Syringe Pump Charge point SPINNERET Nanofiber jet High Voltage Power Supplier COLLECTOR Ground point Major Features ◆ Creation of highly aligned fiber sheet .

LTD. (100 to 3..890 m/min.The drum collector can make not only random mesh but also aligned fiber sheet.000 rpm) M E MECC CO.300cm2 (corresponding to 2 sheets of A4 papers) : about 63 to 1. SD Series MECC CO. NANON Series. LTD. Collection Area Rotation Speed : about 1..C3 Collector Option Drum Collector Useful for creation of aligned fiber sheet Useful for creation of aligned fiber sheet (Applicable Equipment) NF Series. Nanofiber Sample Nanofiber Sample Drum Collector (Sample) Spinning solution in syringe Syringe Pump Charge point SPINNERET Nanofiber jet High Voltage Power Supplier COLLECTOR Ground point Major Features ◆ Creation of random mesh and aligned fiber sheet . MECC CO..LTD. . . respectively.Random mesh and aligned fiber sheet can be created at low and high rotation speed.

rod with different diameter can be used as a mandrel. ..LTD. NANON Series.possible to create tubular nanofibrous assembly with different inner diameter. LTD.C4 Collector Option Mandrel Collector Useful for creation of tubular nanofibrous assembly Useful for creation of tubular nanofibrous assembly (Applicable Equipment) NF Series. Nanofiber Sample Mandrel Collector (Sample) Spinning solution in syringe Syringe Pump Charge point SPINNERET Nanofiber jet High Voltage Power Supplier COLLECTOR Ground point Major Features ◆ Creation of tubular nanofibrous assembly .LTD.. SD Series MECC CO. . MECC CO.5 to 10 mm Length of nanofibrous assembly: 150 mm M E MECC CO. Attachable Mandrel Diameter : 0..

MECC Co. Ogori. Fukuoka 838-0137 TEL: +81-942-41-2200 Email: naitoh@mecc. Compacy size and Rackmounting type of JIS standard..ELECTROSPINNING SETUP Others High Voltage Power Supply HVU-30P100 (maximum +30kV output) and HVU-30N100 (maximum -30kV output) is a low-priced high voltage power supply..co.5 seconds) when Power supply is OFF. HVU-30P100/30N100 HVU-30P100/30N100 HIGH VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY MODEL: HVU-30P100 MODEL: HVU- M E MECC CO. Fukudo 196-1.jp/ . The voltage value and the current value can be displayed.co.jp http://www. LTD.mecc. (490mm(H) X 350mm (D)X 480mm(W) The descending time of the voltage is early ( less than 0. Ltd.

CO. electrospun fiber sheets show silk-like aspect M E MECC CO.and organic solvent based-solutions In the case that morphologies of fibers and their assembly are well controlled. Therefore. 1500 Fiber Diameter (nm) 1000 Flat Fibers Relativ e Humidity Range for Fabrication uni for m circular Fiber Beaded Fibers 500 48% 85% 0 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 Humidity (%) . design of spinnerets and collectors are very important. Drum collector Random fibers Aligned fibers Mandrel collector Nanofiber Tubes .possible to make highly aligned fibers Bundle Aligned fibers . . CoCo-axial Spinneret SD series Simple & Simple & High Cost Performance! High Cost Performance! NANON series Convenient Operation M E NF series High Flexible Design & Equivalent to Advanced Technology NF is a high standard model and responsible to advanced requirements such as co-axial spinning. . application of multi nozzles is one of major ways. Ultra-fine nanofiber can be obtained by edging sheath component.Improvement of Reproducibility The reproducibility is highly dependent on not only solution conditions but also temperature and humidity in the spinning Rapid chamber. high frequency induction heating is used to heat solution up. M E MECC CO. MECHANICS ELECTRONICS COMPUTECORPORATION Copyright (c) MECC. The heating unit can be exchanged with other type of spinneret by users. In MECC. Laminated aligned nanofiber sheet (orientation angle: 45°/0°/+45°). . the variation of temperature and humidity level is minimized by supplying air / gas with optimized conditions into the spinning chamber. The morphologies Solvent Charge Evaporation Loss of nanofiber samples are variable at different Humidity temperature and humidity.mecc. NANON is a basic model and hot seller. In such new and growing field. Cellulose.Contorl of Various Morphologies As for controlling of morphologies. drum. As for the way of mass production of nanofibers. Edging of core component Core : Nylon / Sheath: Silk Core : PEO / Sheath: Colla gen Core : Gelatin / Sheath: PCL Core-sheath and hollow fibers are spinnable by co-axial spinneret.suitable for creation of nanofiber sample with small dimension. Users can select the suitable collector up to their requirements.Recent Activities Fabrication of laminated aligned nanofiber sheets is also available by the drum collector. Ltd.useful to finalize spinning conditions . some of them are not dissolved without heating. This is useful technique for spinning of conductive polymer since it is difficult to make fiber with small diameter from the conductive polymer . Development of Electrospinning Setup Development of Electrospinning Setup These NF. It should be noted that the core-sheath fiber show the same performance as the sheath component. It is possible to heat syringe and solution without contacts between heater and syringe / solution so that no electrical current go through heater from solution. MECHANICS ELECTRONICS COMPUTECORPORATION . heating / meltelectrospinning. while the way by nozzles have been also reported. All Rights Reserved DEVELOPMENT OF ELECTROSPINNING SETUP BY MECC Ryuji Inai MECC Co. Each collector can be replaced with other one. Then the mixture of two components is electrospin into fiber shape.LTD. rotating disc. SD is simply designed and suitable for beginner and simple experiments.. mandrel. << MECC concepts for development of electrospinning equipments >> possible to control various morphologies high reproducibility possible to spin a wide range of materials into nanofibers high flexible & safety design No. Ogori. polypropylene and polyethylene were already electrospun by using the heating unit. LTD. manufacturers of electrospinning equipments have important roles to facilitate R&D works. All electrospinning equipments accept 5 types of collectors such as plate. . The number of journal papers about electrospinning has been dramatically increased since 2000 and it is already over 400 per year.jp/ Introduction Recently electrospinning has attracted a great deal of attention from many researchers as a superior method for producing nanofibers. In MECC.useful to get large nanofiber samples (corresponding to 2 pieces of A4 papers) .. LTD.co. .useful to make tube-like nanofiber assemblies Variable polar collector Single nanofiber useful to prepare the required number of single nanofibers Electrospun PP fibers. Temperature and humidity are often changed even during electrospinning. Disc collector Single nanofiber .co.possible to prepare single nanofibers .. and variable polar collectors. there have been attempts to electrospinning of heated solution or melted polymers.jp http://www.useful for fabrication of fiber bundles . Mass Production of Nanofibers There are some attempts for mass production of nanofibers. As a target of spinning of such polymers. the safety design can be provided. On the contrary. Fukuoka 838-0137 TEL: +81-942-412130 Email: inai@mecc. Edging of sheath component PMMA There are some polymers which can not be electrospun into core-sheath and hollow fibers are spinnable by co-axial spinneret. << Features of our technique >> easy to make the shift from the spinning by nozzle to ours applicable to our lab-scale equipment possible to spin both water.M E MECC CO. fiber morphologies are dependent on the design of spinnerets. Electrospun fiber sheet with silk-like aspect. MECC started nanofiber projects in 2006 and have developed electrospinning setups based on the below concepts.possible to fabricate random fiber mesh at low take-up velocity aligned fiber sheet at high take-up velocity The unit of high frequency induction heating. NANON and SD series have various functions to satisfy a broad range of user’s requirements. while the polymer which is not spinnable is applied to sheath component. Fukudo 196-1. UltraUltra-fine fibers The polymer which is spinnable is applied to core component. L ER SEL HOT ! It is introduced that nanofiber assemblies with various morphologies can be fabricated by using different types of collectors. The environmental condition should be maintained to get uniform fiber morphologies. A unit of high frequency induction heating is able to fit on NF series. In our equipment. Plate collector Random fibers . It is expected that R&D works on electrospinning would be more active in the world.Creation of Nanofibers from a Broad Range of Materials Heating / Melt-Electrospinning Although most of polymers are dissolved into solvent at room temperature. LTD. of journal papers about electrospinning. mass production of nanofibers is managed without using nozzles.

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