Nordson EFD Features New Jet Dispensing Technology at MD&M West


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Nordson EFD, a Nordson company, the world's leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, will feature its industry-leading piezoelectric PICO Pµlse jet valve and Toµch controller at MD&M West in Anaheim, California on February 9-11, 2016 in Booth #2835. This non-contact jet dispensing technology combines superior control, speed, and accuracy with an easy-to-use, intuitive touchscreen interface to provide increased productivity, product quality, and profitability.

The PICO Pµlse jetting system's innovative design delivers best-in-market speed with extremely accurate, repeatable micro-deposits as small as 0.5 nL at 500Hz continuous, and bursts up to 1500Hz. Using the Toµch controller, operators can quickly and easily set precise dispensing parameters to meet the specific tolerances of their application's requirements.

Medical device OEMs in particular have benefitted from the ability to use an intuitive touchscreen interface to set specific ramp open and close parameters, stroke control parameters, and pulse time in increments ≥ 0.1 ms. By eliminating the barrier between speed and accuracy, the PICO Pµlse has enabled OEMs to experience greater efficiency, quality, and patient outcomes.

"Our goal in creating the PICO line was to innovate the next generation in piezoelectric non-contact jet dispensing technology, and that's precisely what we've done," said Claude Bergeron, Nordson EFD global product manager.

"The Toµch controller's intuitive interface gives manufacturers precise programming of the PICO Pµlse valve setup parameters to dispense the most accurate deposits at faster cycle rates. For our customers that means reduced waste and maintenance costs, increased profitability, and the confidence that they'll stay on the leading edge amidst changing market demands," Bergeron said.

Nordson EFD application specialists will be at the booth to answer any questions about our PICO line and other fluid dispensing technologies, such as our Ultimus™ V benchtop dispenser, Optimum® line of syringe barrel reservoirs and dispense tips, contact dispense valves, and semi-automation options. They will be assisting customers in evaluating the best system to meet their specific requirements.

About Nordson EFD

Nordson EFD designs and manufactures precision fluid dispensing systems for benchtop assembly processes and automated assembly lines. By enabling manufacturers to apply the same amount of adhesive, lubricant or other assembly fluid to every part, every time, EFD dispensing systems are helping companies in a wide variety of industries increase throughput, improve quality, and lower their production costs. Other fluid management capabilities include high-quality syringe barrels and cartridges for packaging one- and two-component materials, along with a wide variety of fittings, couplers and connectors for controlling fluid flow in medical, biopharmaceutical and industrial environments. The company is also a leading formulator of specialty solder pastes for dispensing and printing applications in the electronics industry.

About Nordson Corporation

Nordson engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing and processing adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants and biomaterials; and for managing fluids, testing and inspecting for quality, treating surfaces and curing. These products are supported with extensive application expertise and direct global sales and service. We serve a wide variety of consumer non-durable, consumer durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, building and construction, and general product assembly and finishing. Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has operations and support offices in more than 30 countries.  

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