Nordson EFD offers a variety of dispensing systems for applying controlled amounts of solder paste, flux, coatings, silicones and other fluids used in photovoltaic manufacturing processes.

Due to an increased awareness of global warming and the shortage in energy worldwide, the global photovoltaic market is growing at an increasing rate.

Products include high-speed jet dispensing systems, precision coating systems, pneumatic benchtop dispensers, precision dispense valves for automated production lines, dispensing robots and high-quality solder pastes. Benefits include higher yields, less rework, fewer rejects and improved cell efficiency and reliability.


Common Fluids


Dispensing Applications

  • Ethanol/phosphorous
  • Solder pastes
  • Flux pastes
  • Printable inks
  • Silicones
  • Conductive adhesives
  • Doping
  • Spraying inks on thin-film modules
  • Tabbing
  • Stringing
  • Sealing module frames
  • Gasketing
  • Wafer etching
  • Coatings
  • Spraying flux on pre-tinned surfaces

Related Products

Square Wave Square Wave™ Non-Contact Dispense Valve

The Square Wave 745NC is a high speed, non-contact dispense valve developed for the photovoltaic (PV) industry. It applies controlled amounts of liquid flux on cell bus bars and the solder-coated ribbon used to connect PV wafers - at cycle rates up to 500Hz with volume output as small as 0.15µL.