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Slowly gathering the injector parts.

A project log for Reagent Robot

Automate the Reagent (take a sample, put a drop of stuff in, shake, look at the color) testing of water for Aquaponics, Ponds, Aquariums.

James NewtonJames Newton 09/10/2015 at 00:190 Comments

It's STUNNINGLY hard to find medical supplies at other than insane volumes. For example:

http://www.atcmedical.com/Syringes-Needles-Infusion/IV_Supplies/Braun_Normally_Closed_Check_Valve_325mL_Priming_Volume_DEHP_and_LatexFree/XBBC1000/product.aspx?utm_source=nextag&utm_medium=cse&utm_term=XBBC1000

$216... for 100 of them...

I need 2. So my cost would be under $5... if I could buy them in singles. I looked for HOURS... actually probably DAYS when you put all the hours together. And I finally found:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/271966018281

which are now on the way. I have a line on a syringe that moves easily and some right angle blunt needles from a new friend at a local hackerspace:
http://www.seekrobotics.com

So that just leaves a female luer T-Fitting to put it all together. I'd forgotten that in the last update. I found these:
http://www.bio-rad.com/en-us/sku/7318229-female-luer-t-connector

but I'll be damned if I can buy them. They apparently only sell to resellers.

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