Product News: Packaging Equipment, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Adhesive Melters deliver optimized flexibility and control.

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November 8, 2007 - Suited for product assembly, packaging, and paperboard converting operations, AltaBlue(TM) TT melters use variable-speed ac motors with spur gear pumps and process range of materials. All-electric solutions, used in manual, semi-automatic, and automatic applications, have TeflonĀ®-coated tube tank that eliminates dead corners and minimizes adhesive char. To facilitate operation, features include status-at-a-glance indicators and 7-day clock.

Nordson Corp., Packaging Systems

11475 Lakefield Dr., Duluth, GA, 30097, USA

Original Press Release

Nordson Introduces Altablue(TM) TT Adhesive Melters for Increased Flexibility and Control

Press release date: November 2, 2007

DULUTH, Georgia - November 2, 2007 - AltaBlue TT adhesive melters from Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq - NDSN) deliver enhanced flexibility, reliability, durability and performance to product assembly, packaging and paperboard converting operations. The AltaBlue TT melters provide the ability to process a wide range of materials in demanding applications with a high level of control.

AltaBlue adhesive melters provide an all-electric solution for manual, semi-automatic and automatic applications. The melters feature variable speed AC motors with spur gear pumps for easy-to-operate, low-maintenance hot melt adhesive application. Key-to-line functionality delivers an added level of control for automated applications.

The AltaBlue TT melters are available in 4, 10 and 16-liter tank sizes. The TeflonĀ®-coated tube tank eliminates dead corners and minimizes adhesive char. The large, accessible tank opening provides for easier filling and cleaning.

Easy-to-use, intuitive controls and status-at-a-glance indicators simplify programming and operation. A 7-day clock allows automatic daily startup, standby and shutdown.

Installation and set-up are made easy with quick connect hoses and guns. Single-tool, easy-access panels and disposable Saturn-style basket filters provide straightforward maintenance.

For more information on the AltaBlue adhesive melters, contact Nordson Corporation at (800) 683-2314 or visit

Nordson Corporation is one of the world's leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants and coatings to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations. The company also manufactures technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Nordson Corporation has 3,900 employees worldwide and direct operations and sales support offices in 30 countries

Teflon is a registered trademark of E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company

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