Hot Melt Dispenser ensures wide web adhesive coverage.

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Universal(TM) UM50 module produces hot melt adhesive patterns that maximize coverage in applications for continuous coating and slow-speed intermittent nonwovens and product assembly laminating. Compatible with Nordson HMS-style and Universal applicator configurations, rebuildable, single-platform design is pneumatically actuated and measures 50 mm wide. It meets laminating coverage requirements with nozzle combinations on 250 and 500 mm wide Universal applicator manifolds.

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Universal(TM) UM50 Module Improves Wide-Web Adhesive Coverage and Decreases Equipment Requirments

DAWSONVILLE, Georgia - July 14, 2006 - The Universal UM50 module from Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq - NDSN) produces wide hot melt adhesive patterns to maximize coverage in continuous coating and slow-speed intermittent nonwovens and product assembly laminating applications.

The pneumatically actuated 50-millimeter-wide module decreases equipment requirements by using 50 percent fewer modules. A single-platform design provides compatibility with older Nordson HMS-style and current Universal applicator configurations, giving manufacturers the option to economically retrofit or replace existing installations.

The flexible design meets specific laminating coverage requirements with UM50 module and nozzle combinations on Universal applicator manifolds in widths of 250 and 500 millimeters. The UM50 module accepts numerous Nordson spraying and coating technologies, including CF®, Summit(TM), SureWrap(TM), Control Coat®, and meltblown spray nozzles; and Mini-Bead and Saturn® bead nozzles.

Rebuildable design helps reduce in-house maintenance costs and improve service life. Kits are available for on-site seal and major sub-component replacement. For factory-quality rebuilding, Nordson offers economical rebuild services through its ESP(TM) Equipment Services Program.

For more information about the Universal UM50 module, call Nordson Nonwovens Systems toll-free 800-727-7224, fax 706-216-2981, or view

Nordson Corporation is the world's leading producer of precision dispensing equipment used to apply adhesives, sealants and coatings to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations, helping customers meet quality, productivity and environmental targets. The company also manufactures technology-based systems for curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Nordson has direct operations in 30 countries and 3,500 employees worldwide.

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