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Graco® Invisipac™ Error Code T2D(Z)

March 21, 2019

    If your Invisipac™ is displaying an Error Code of T2D(Z),  there are 3 possible issues: ·         Glue applicator RTD has failed ·         Hose RTD has failed ·         Melter RTD has failed If the hose RTD has failed, the solution is to replace the hose. If the glue applicator RTD has failed, the solution is […]

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Clearing Nordson®  ProBlue® F9 Fault

February 27, 2019

Normally, there is no need to monitor the operation of the auto-fill system.  But, if the fill system is unable to satisfty the level sensor in the time limit set for the Fill Time Delay (parameter 48), an F9 fault will display and the alarm will sound.   Follow the simple instructions below to reset and […]

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Nordson® F1 Fault – Installing New Hose

February 1, 2019

You have just spent half an hour removing an old glue hose and installing a new one, powered up your Nordson® ProBlue® system and, BAM…..A F1 Fault Light. That bites! Fortunately, it is a quick and easy fix.  This indicates there is a compromise in one of the electrical connections. In other words, one of […]

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Should I Repair or Replace My Hot Melt Parts?

September 14, 2018

When you have a part that has failed on your adhesive melter, a quick resolution is critical to minimizing downtime. Most often, there are two options: replacement or repair. When you replace the part, you can sometimes lose value by discarding valuable components. To make the most of your hot melt equipment investment, consider having […]

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How to Stop Hot Melt Adhesive From Smoking

March 19, 2018

While hot melt adhesives are an excellent solution for many industrial applications, the high temperatures of the process need to be carefully controlled to avoid problematic fumes. When hot melt adhesives are heated, they inevitably release some fumes. That is the odor you detect when working close to hot melt nozzles. While having some fumes […]

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How to Stop Hot Melt Adhesive Stringing

January 18, 2018

Whether you’re using hot melt for packaging, automotive, print materials, or any other adhesive application, details matter. At best, inefficient use of adhesive can result in waste – at worst, it can cause issues with your system that add to costly downtime. One of the most common issues encountered with hot melt systems is adhesive […]

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Hot Melt Machine Rebuilds vs. Exchanges

December 29, 2017

When hot melt adhesive is part of your production operation, minimizing downtime is critical to the success of your business. Each minute of downtime means production setbacks, loss of employee productivity, and other issues, each of which can greatly impact your bottom line. Inevitably, your hot melt machines will eventually experience issues that put you […]

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Types of Precision Nozzles for Nordson®

September 18, 2017

For applying the right amount of glue in the right pattern every time, nozzle type and design mean everything. You can save time, money and glue by choosing the Nordson®-compatible Keystone Industries® precision nozzle that is best suited to your application. Take a moment to learn how to determine the correct nozzle type for your […]

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Which Nozzle Is Best for My Application?

September 8, 2017

Choosing the right hot melt glue gun nozzle goes a long way toward guaranteeing a clean and secure job. Your hot melt adhesive nozzle needs to be adapted to your industry, the materials you’re joining and the geometry and nature of your contact surfaces. Whether you’re seeking hot melt glue nozzles for carton sealing or […]

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Air pressure for Nordson® ProBlue Melters

August 17, 2017

Pressure Gauges If your pump is shifting erratically and/or the glue output is not up to par, check the following in order to reach maximum adhesive output: Verify the factory’s air is clean and dry. Verify the air supply is capable of providing a maximum of 6.2 Bar (90 psi) of non-lubricated air. Read the specifications […]

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