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Manual, Pneumatic, Cordless Guns dispense 2-component adhesives.

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May 9, 2014 - Manual, pneumatic, and cordless guns have ergonomic design and offer 26:1 thrust ratio that reduces operational effort while increasing adhesive dispensing with each trigger pull. Manual guns have adjustment screw for tightening drive system, while pneumatic guns, activated by air pressure, are rated up to 120 psi and feature handle on top of air cylinder. Cordless guns have Milwaukee 18 V Li-ion battery, same handle design as pneumatic gun, and speed control dial on drive mechanism.

EFD Inc.

977 Waterman Ave., East Providence, RI, 02914-1342, USA

Original Press Release

Nordson EFD Offers New Manual, Pneumatic, and Cordless Guns for Dispensing Two-Component Adhesive Materials

Press release date: April 29, 2014

Adhesive dispensing guns are durable, ergonomic, and user-friendly

East Providence, RI USA -- Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world's leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, introduces a new line of manual, pneumatic, and cordless guns for dispensing two-component adhesives. The guns make dispensing even the thickest materials easier and less cumbersome. A 26:1 thrust ratio enables a lighter touch to dispense more material with each trigger pull. The dispensing guns are ergonomic, lightweight, and easy to load with a unique secured snap feature. They dispense two-component materials for applications such as injection into cracks, concrete anchoring, fixturing, windshield installation/replacement, and bumper repair in markets such as construction, automotive aftermarket, and aerospace.

Nordson EFD has recently established a relationship with Albion to supply the guns, broadening Nordson EFD's product offering. The dispensing guns come in a wide variety of sizes, two-component ratio options, and loading capabilities.

"I am very excited to have Albion as our cartridge gun supplier," said Anthony Martucci, product line manager, Nordson EFD. "I have always admired the Albion business both as a customer of ours and as a knowledgeable source of information for the two-component market. These tools offer legendary quality and state-of-the-art engineering which will assure optimal performance of EFD cartridges, mixers, and other products for the end user."

These new dispense guns have a longer tool life. In general, as tools get old, they can wear out and replacements must be ordered. Nordson EFD's manual line of dispense guns have an adjustment screw that enables the drive system to be tightened, extending the tool's life and eliminating wasted motion. In addition, double grip plates and a steel trigger protect the drive system if the gun is dropped.

The pneumatic guns, which are activated by air pressure, are rated up to 120 psi operating pressure. The handle on top of the air cylinder enables easy, user-friendly maneuvering of the gun. A button just above the trigger lets the user toggle between forward and backward piston rod travel with a quick finger movement.

The cordless guns come with a reliable Milwaukee 18 volt lithium ion battery. The gun is lightweight and, like the pneumatic gun, it has a handle above the drive mechanism. The battery has a digital display that shows the charge level. These guns also feature a speed control dial on the drive mechanism, which assures that the adhesive is dispensed with the proper speed.

For more information, and to find the dispense gun that best suits your application, visit Nordson EFD on the web at www.nordsonefd.com, www.facebook.com/NordsonEFD, or www.linkedin.com/company/nordson-efd, email info@nordsonefd.com, or call +1 401.431.7000 or 800.556.3484. For Nordson EFD LLC sales and service in over 30 countries, contact Nordson EFD or go to www.nordsonefd.com.

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. Visit Nordson on the web at www.nordson.com, www.twitter.com/Nordson_Corp or www.facebook.com/nordson.

Nordson EFD, LLC
Steve Neves
+1-401-431-7032 Phone
james.bryant@nordsonefd.com

Headquarters
40 Catamore Boulevard
East Providence, RIĀ  02914 USA

AR Marketing, Inc. (agency)
Andrea Roberts
+1 858-204-9584
andrea@armarketinginc.com

USA & Canada:
800-556-3484;
+1-401-431-7000
info@nordsonefd.com

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