microforge


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microforge

[′mī·krə‚fȯrj]
(engineering)
In micromanipulation techniques, an optical-mechanical device for controlling the position of needles or pipets in the field of a low-power microscope by a simple micromanipulator.
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A micropipette puller set (flaming brown, model-P97, Sutter instrument Co., USA) pulled intact micropipettes for inner diameter (I.D) of 150-200 [micro]m, and then by micropipete grinder EG-400 (Narishige, Tokyo, Japan) the tip was ground to a flat and diagonal opening at a 45[degrees]C angle and a sharp point (about 70-80 [micro]m) was created at the tip by microforge MF-900 (Narishige, Tokyo, Japan) (Figure 2B).
1.10 mm, Sutter Instrument, Novato, CA) were pulled with a micropipette puller (P-87, Sutter Instrument), and then heat polished by a microforge (Narishige Instruments, Inc., Sarasota, FL).
About ten years ago, a Munich, Germany, company began experimenting, using high-pressure steam to "microforge" metallic powder onto similar/dissimilar substrates.
Auditors can use software packages such as Microforge's Network Auditor 3.0 (www.microforge.net), which will check a computer network for faults or changes and determine exactly what hardware and software is installed.