Kinematic Automation Inc. of Twain Harte, CA at MEDICA 2017 in Düsseldorf -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine
Manufacturers OEM

Kinematic Automation Inc.

P.O. Box 69, 95383 Twain Harte, CA
Twain Harte, CA
Telephone +1 209 532-3200
Fax +1 209 532-0248

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MEDICA 2017 hall map (Hall 18): stand A01

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MEDICA 2017 fairground map: Hall 18

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 03  Diagnostics
  • 03.01  Clinical chemistry
  • 03.01.14  Rapid tests - clinical chemistry
  •  Point of care - testing systems

Our products

Product category: Point of care - testing systems

SPC 5000 Strip Processing Center Overview

The SPC 5000 slits and vials blood glucose sensors at an incredibly high speed; more than 150,000 sensors per hour when processing in a 50 strip per vial configuration. All while maintaining  the absolute highest standards for accuracy, reliability and positive strip registration and orientation.

Because of our patented singulation and packaging technology, the SPC 5000 is designed to deliver maximum performance during many years of 24/7 production.  When maintenance or service is required, our revolutionary quick access design allows for simple and quick access to critical areas and components, maximizing efficiency and uptime.

All Kinematic Automation slit-and-vial platforms are available with a range of options that include QA sort capability, laser marking, 100% in-process inspection, and more. In addition, each system is backed by our reputation for 100% customer satisfaction.

Designed for Quick Service Access
Modular, quick service access

  • Maximizes efficiency and up-time by providing quick access to all critical processes and machine components
  • Greatly reduces time required for routine service and maintenance activities
  • Cut module can be removed and replaced in less than 60 seconds for maximum efficiency and offline blade cleaning

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Product category: Point of care - testing systems

Matrix 2360™ Overview

The Matrix 2360 Programmable Shear Offers a flexible means of cutting a wide variety of diagnostic test strip products. The easily adjustable infeed guide allows the feeding of narrow or wide web or cardstock while the Touchscreen operator interface provides for quick changes of strip width. The touchscreen operator interface continuously shows current strip width, quantity and calibration selections as well as warning and instructional screens for maximum flexibility and performance. Kinematic Automation's unique blade design allows for extremely long blade life while cutting even the most demanding materials.

The programming flexibility coupled with a cutting speed of 360 strips per minute provides utility unsurpassed in the industry. This system can be used for the lower volumes of product development as well as much higher quantity production scenarios.

The Matrix 2360 vs. others:
  • 6 strips / sec = 360/min.
  • Requires infrequent sharpening
  • Captive blade design for high reliability, low maintenance
  • Integral touch screen Operator interface with help screens
  • Blade removed for maintenance using just three screws, and requires no alignment.
Key Features
  • All electric drive for quiet, vibration-free operation
  • English or metric programming
  • Quick change blade design
  • Anti-static bar helps reduce electrostatic problems
  • Easily change card width without the use of tools
  • Cuts from continuous web or individual cards
  • Simple calibration
  • Long life blade design
  • Touchscreen control

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Product category: Point of care - testing systems

Matrix 6500™ Overview

The Matrix 6500 Dip & Dry Module was developed to meet the requirements of the moderate to high volume production facility. The unit was designed in modular fashion to allow process flexibility while at the same time optimizing product yields and throughput.

The Matrix 6500 allows for continuous coating of membrane for lateral flow assays and other, similar products. The integral High Efficiency Dryer provides for a hands-free drying process allowing improved efficiency and product quality.

Multiple recipe storage provides for simple and reliable set-up & operation while simplifying process validation.

Key Features
  • Simple setup and operation
  • Recipe storage to support multiple products
  • Variable web tension control
  • Closed loop speed control
  • Touch screen operation on Integral Swing Arm
  • Automatic dip tank level control with peristaltic pump
  • Output & Take-up Reel flanges provided
  • Integral casters for easy mobility

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Product category: Point of care - testing systems

Custom Platforms Overview

Since 1980, Kinematic Automation has achieved premier status as a World-class automation supplier. Today, our turnkey solutions include a broad range of assembly and process automation systems for the medical and diagnostic markets. We provide robust and efficient systems utilizing consistent procedures and the latest technologies. Kinematic equipment is installed around the world, performing such processes such as:

Equipment Types and Expertise
Linear Processes
  • Precision link conveyor
  • Walking beam conveyor
  • Palletized conveyor
  • Web processes
Rotary Processes
  • Cam driven dial plate
  • Servo driven dial plate (DDR)
Product Assembly
  • Medical Disposables
  • Diagnostic Devices
  • Other high volume medical and diagnostic products
Systems Integration

  • Machine Vision systems
  • Ultrasonic welding
  • Thermal welding/sealing
  • Industrial Robots
  • Lasers
  • Leak testing
  • Bar code printers and readers
  • Ink jet printing
  • Die cutting and punching
  • Part feeders
  • Labeling
  • Adhesive dispensing & curing
  • And many others
Other Key Capabilities
Process Development
  • Concurrent Development
  • POP - Proof of Principle Prototype Development
Product Development
  • Participation in product design to allow efficient, automated manufacture
System Installation and Commissioning
Training of Operator and Maintenance Personnel
Unsurpassed Customer and Equipment Support
  • Signature Service Plans Available

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Product category: Point of care - testing systems

Matrix 2210™ Overview

The Matrix 2210 Universal Laminator Module is an easy to use card lamination instrument. Designed to laminate a wide variety of rapid diagnostic test strip products, this unit can easily support your laminating requirements from product development through production quantities.

Constructed of high quality components and engineered for long life, the Matrix 2210 will provide outstanding performance and value. With a patented, low cost, quick change track alignment key system, you may begin processing an entirely different card product in a matter of minutes. Combined with this unique flexibility is Kinematic Automation's proven performance and reliability embodied in all Matrix Series modules.

The Matrix 2210 vs. other Laminators
  • Flexible for multiple products (changing the alignment system in 60 seconds)
  • Vacuum is generated by compressed air
  • Card is made right side up
Key Features
  • Quick change track alignment key
  • Low Cost
  • Process multiple products with one unit
  • Verify high laminating accuracy
  • Repeatable process control
  • High throughput
  • Very low maintenance
  • Ease of use and set-up
  • User configurable vacuum platens
US Patent No. 5.849.141

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About us

Company details

Since 1980, Kinematic has been a worldwide leader partnering with manufacturers wanting to automate their production processes. No matter your diagnostic device composite, shape or purpose, we provide the absolute best end-to-end automation solutions to increase your manufacturing productivity while lowering your manufacturing costs.

In the area of lateral flow Immunoassay test strip manufacturing, Kinematic is the unparalleled leader and innovator helping a multitude of companies achieve substantial growth and prosperity. We also work with clients in agriculture, water, food, automotive & industrial coolant, chemical analysis, and more to dramatically improve their productivity and profitability through automated manufacturing of their test strips.

We partner with manufacturers ranging from some of the largest companies in the world, all the way down to start-ups. We provide them all with the same commitment to excellence. Our deeply held commitments to the entrepreneurial spirit, client relationships, and conscientious management of resources, drive our prosperous partnerships with our clients. We work side by side with you to creatively and insightfully solve your challenging issues when moving to or improving automated manufacturing.

Your staff, working with our staff, can find the correct solution for your manufacturing needs. From very large machines on your production floor, to benchtop machines for more modest production numbers and product/production prototyping, our automated process solutions provide you with dramatically increased manufacturing productivity & consistency, quality control, reliability and profitability.

Our broad experience and expertise makes us the right choice for success. Please reach out to us to discuss how we can partner to automate your product manufacturing to increase your bottom line. It is a conversation very worth having.

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