TITLE

BETTER WAYS TO DISPENSE ADHESIVES

AUTHOR(S)
Boggs, Robert N.
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
Design News;6/8/92, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that material engineers who work with adhesives will continue lo make the product perform faster. Moving up the automation ladder, a semiautomatic system might dispense measured or timed amounts of adhesive to prescribed locations on fixture components. At the top-end, a system could operate under robotic control in conjunction with a conveyor or indexing assembly line. The basic Zeta module is a manual dispenser. Adding a controller and dispensing valve permits timed application. A single controller can program from four to six dispensers. Granular products, such as soap, chemicals, and sugar, tend to leak out when bulk-packaged in cartons without liners. In the case of food products, infestation adds another problem.
ACCESSION #
14612171

 

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