Nordson DAGE launch Next Generation Bond Testing Paragon™ Software

Industry leader provides flexible analysis and guaranteed high accuracy and repeatability of test data

14 Sep 2010

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK – 14th September 2010 - Nordson DAGE, a subsidiary of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN) and the industry leader in bond testing technology, introduces Paragon, market leading intelligent bond testing software. Paragon is quick and easy to use, providing flexible analysis and guaranteed high accuracy and repeatability of test data by monitoring of all aspects of the Nordson DAGE bondtester.

Highly intuitive with a configurable interface, Paragon software takes bond testing to the next level. Included in the functionality are: easily accessible test set-up parameters, a check list enabling a quick start; advanced features (including semi-automatic test routines), a unique database search engine wizard and superior reporting. The data presentation is enhanced by extensive charting functionality, allowing several graphs to be displayed at once, also including the images from the camera systems which can be integrated with the results.

As well as being easy to use, the intelligent Paragon software guarantees consistency of test data. It monitors all aspects of the Nordson DAGE bondtester including: life tests on the tool, load cartridge and calibration jig and health checks. These checks mean that customers can benefit from automatic alerts, maximize their uptime and be confident in the test data results, and ultimately the product quality. Consistency is guaranteed thanks to Paragon’s advanced failure mode grading.

Phil Vere, Managing Director Bondtesters, Nordson DAGE said, “Following several years of development, our new Paragon software really does signify a new era in bondtesting, delivering unsurpassed functionality via an intuitive interface. At Nordson DAGE, we understand the importance of providing robust, accurate, and importantly, user friendly software - Paragon does just that. Operators around the world have been impressed with how easy the Paragon software is to use and the speed in which they can complete their testing – as well as the by the integrity and repeatability of their results.”