Nordson EFD Helps Medical Manufacturers Meet Growing Demand for COVID-19 Treatment and Diagnostic Devices
Nordson EFD, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the world’s leading precision fluid dispensing systems manufacturer, is dedicated to helping manufacturers increase production capacity to meet the growing demand for medical devices used to treat and test for symptoms of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).
A robotic system integrator contacted Nordson EFD on Wednesday, March 25 looking to order multiple automated dispensing systems to mass produce a small sub-assembly inside Ventec Life Systems’ unique ventilators.
Ventec’s critical care ventilators are portable and can provide front-line medical professionals with the tools they need to fight COVID-19. Ventec also manufactures VOCSN, the first and only Multi-Function Ventilator.
The sub-assembly application required bonding two components together using a UV-cure acrylic. Nordson EFD recommended its E3 automated dispensing systems and Performus X100fluid dispensers for fast, easy setup and programming.
“Four robots left three days after the customer contacted us,” said Daniel J. Marco, application specialist at Nordson EFD. “It was great rush service from Nordson EFD. The next five robots were built and shipped the following week.”
Other high-priority applications include jetting medical reagents onto diagnostic test strips and bonding the housing of test cards for COVID-19 test kits. Nordson EFD recommended the PICO Pµlse jetting system for these applications due to its fast dispensing speed and unparalleled precision. Some systems were shipped on the day they were ordered.
Nordson EFD is dedicated to helping manufacturers meet the growing demand for medical devices required to help people during this pandemic. Backed by more than 50 years of fluid dispensing expertise and the right technology to provide remote support, Nordson EFD application and technical specialists are well-equipped to solve whatever dispensing need is at hand.
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, Nordson 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 nordson.com, twitter.com/Nordson_Corp or facebook.com/nordson.
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