Rainbow Biosensor Process Line

Rainbow Automation  Bio Strip solutions can be delivered both as individual processes and as complete production lines delivering millions of strips per year.

With in-house laboratories, printing, 3D design suites and product fabrication, Rainbow Automation manufactures an automated range of equipment which captures a full range of processes to include loading, cutting, cleaning, dispensing, drying, singulating and final packaging.


  • Tray loading: cards are placed into a tray and loaded into the process line
  • Positioning 1: cards are positioned onto conveyor
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  • Positioning 2: datum pins locate the  cards for cropping
  • Edge trim: surplus material is trimmed and ejected
  • Cropping: card is cropped in to strips
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  • Strips are cleaned to ensure pristine surface for dosing
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Inspection & Dosing

  • Inspection 1: strip is 100% insepcted to ensure accurate dosing
  • Dosing: precision multi-point dosing of individual sensors
  • Inspection 2: each sensor is 100% inspected for integrity of dosing
  • Fault marking: faulty sensors are indelibly marked
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Drying & Cooling

  • Alignment: 90 degree turntable enables location of process in tight space
  • Drying: 3 x IR drying stations with independent power control
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  • Accumulator: enables strips to be stacked for continuous process flow
  • Imaging: strips are photographed before singulation
  • Singulation 1: single sensors are cut from the strip
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  • Loading: sensors are loaded in to the foil packer
  • Inspection 3: faulty sensors are ejected from process line
  • Sealing: sensors are sealed between foil
  • Singulation 2: packaged sensors are cut in to single packs
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