AltaBlue(TM) Adhesive Melters Maximize Productivity with Key-To-Line and Programmable Controls

2007-04-03 08:36 1306

DAWSONVILLE, Ga., April 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire / -- AltaBlue Series adhesive melters from Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) offer a choice of 15-, 30- and 50-liter melter tanks and key-to-line functionality. The cost-efficient design serves a wide range of high-volume manufacturing requirements for packaging, product assembly, paper and paper converting, and nonwovens products.

"AltaBlue melters support Nordson's commitment to innovation, service and choice with high-precision equipment that helps improve productivity, yet provides easier operation and service. An appropriate selection of configurable options supports specific application requirements and production interfaces," states Michael Fornes, nonwovens global marketing manager.

Melters accept up to four single-stream or two dual-stream pumps with variable-speed AC motors. Metering spur-gear pumps provide consistent throughput for dependable operation that maximizes uptime and productivity. AltaBlue melters handle up to six hoses and guns as a standard configuration.

Users also have the choice to tailor interface to production line control with programmable discrete input/output or optional field-installed choices of communication protocols. The intuitive graphical operator interface provides easy day-to-day operation with separate sections for temperature and motor control for easy reference. Status-at-a-glance indicators display status of the tank, hose(s) and guns(s). Service indicators simplify maintenance scheduling.

Quick-disconnect hoses/gun power and input/output connectors speed installation and setup. Open access to electrical and hydraulic sections provides easier servicing.

For more information about AltaBlue adhesive melters, call Nordson Corporation 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.

Source: Nordson Corporation