Precision Adhesive Melter features touchscreen interface.
July 9, 2012 -
AltaBlue(TM) touch series adhesive melter integrates Optix(TM) user interface with controls for recipe development and storage, graphing, and data logging. Product has access panels and doors for maintenance, disposable basket-style filters, and tank isolation valves. Variable-speed AC motors are also included, while up to 4 dual- or single-stream pumps can be added. With optional control boards, melter measures and controls material delivery and dispense rates with changes in production speed.
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Nordson Corp., Packaging Systems
11475 Lakefield Dr.
Duluth, GA, 30097
Nordson Introduces AltaBlue Touch Series Adhesive Melters for Ease of Operation and Production Efficiency
Duluth, Georgia, USA - AltaBlue(TM) touch series adhesive melters from NordsonŽ Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) provide control and flexibility for precise, demanding hot melt adhesive applications. These high-precision, variable-speed melters use an intuitive, touch screen operator interface and simplified maintenance to maximize production uptime and product quality. AltaBlue touch melters deliver the performance requirements for nonwovens production as well as for product assembly applications such as woodworking and filter.
The Optix(TM) user interface improves operator experience and minimizes training for set-up and operation. System status is displayed on-screen with a remote-visual-system light tower option available as well. Control features include recipe development and storage, graphing and data logging.
Routine maintenance is simplified with single-tool, easy-access panels and doors, disposable basket-style filters, and accessible tank isolation valves.
AltaBlue touch melters offer production flexibility with advanced delivery control modes including:
ˇ key-to-line control
ˇ pressure build and control
ˇ flow control
Variable-speed AC motors and up to four dual stream or single-stream pumps help manufacturers meet specific delivery requirements.
The AltaBlue touch series also enables pressure and flow monitoring and control through optional control boards. This integrated solution can measure and control material delivery and dispense rates in response to production rate changes. Material consumption is reduced while production efficiency and product quality are improved with this variation management.
For more information on the AltaBlue touch series adhesive melters, contact Nordson Corporation at (800) 683-2314 or visit www.nordson.com/hotmelt.
Nordson Corporation delivers precision technology solutions that help customers increase speed, productivity and up-time, enable new products and features, and decrease material usage. The company engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for dispensing adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials, fluid management, testing and inspection, and UV curing and surface plasma treatment, all supported by application expertise and direct global sales and service. Nordson serves a wide variety of consumer non-durable, 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. Visit Nordson at www.nordson.com, twitter.com/Nordson_Corp, or Facebook.com/Nordson.