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Numerical simulation of droplet transport in microchannels under electrostatic actuation is investigated.
A half billion successful switch actuations by the same PushGate button," proclaimed Terry Dunlap, Duraswitch chief executive officer.
Internet users may track the DuraSwitch PushGate's performance on a real-time actuation counter and learn more about DuraSwitch technology on the company's Web site at www.
In laboratory tests that began more than a year ago, the DuraSwitch PushGate has far exceeded the performance of tactile pushbutton switches, which can fail anywhere between 0 and 100,000 actuations.