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Nordson’s PICO Nexμs Jetting System Connects Fluid Dispensing to Industry 4.0 Efficiency

June 28, 2024
Manufacturers can connect, control and monitor jetting functions using industrial Ethernet protocols from a human machine interface (HMI) of their choice at the point of dispense.

Nordson EFD’s controller is a compact solution designed for smart factory readiness, tailored to manage and monitor the fluid jetting functions of PICO Pμlse XP jet valves. The device employs standard 24V, DIN-rail mounted plug-and-play technology to optimize production space utilization, especially where multiple valves are required.

Key features include:

  • Plug-and-play smart factory integration with robust network connectivity
  • Provides real time manufacturing insights for a data-driven production process
  • Allows quick integration into manufacturing processes via easy programming.

By using industrial Ethernet protocols, such as PROFITNET and EtherNet/IP, the PICO Nexμs establishes communication with programmable logic controllers (PLCs), enhancing programming effectiveness. It combines connectivity, control and monitoring capabilities through an HMI at the point of dispense.

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Its intuitive web-based interface facilitates remote programming and monitoring of fluid dispensing functions from a personal computer. This remote access feature not only streamlines the setup process but also boost productivity by reducing the need for engineers to physically navigate between the production area and the control systems.

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Sharon Spielman | Technical Editor, Machine Design

As Machine Design’s technical editor, Sharon Spielman produces content for the brand’s focus audience—design and multidisciplinary engineers. Her beat includes 3D printing/CAD; mechanical and motion systems, with an emphasis on pneumatics and linear motion; automation; robotics; and CNC machining.

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