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Nordson Medical Presents Needlefree Swabable Valves Designed to Combat Infection in Medical Applications

13 Jan 2014

Fort Collins, Colo. – Value Plastics, a Nordson MEDICAL company and premier supplier of precision plastic components, introduces a cost efficient needlefree swabable valve series featuring higher flow rates, low priming volumes, and a straight through design for unobstructed flow. 

Designed for the injection and aspiration of fluids, particularly for IV applications, urology, blood processing, cardiology, pharma, and disposable biopharm, the hermetic septum seal reduces the risk of biofilm formation and contamination in an industry where infection is a particular concern. These valves are available in widely-used polycarbonate and copolyester materials, and are compatible with all industry standard luer syringes and connectors, validating them as the ideal component solution for the OEM market. Value Plastics’ needlefree swabable valves‘ normally closed system negates the need for caps in order to reduce the risk of infection. Not made with natural rubber latex or DEHP, the materials are gamma radiation stable and EtO compatible for sterilization.

For ease of testing concepts, Value Plastics offers samples in all varieties of configurations such as straight connectors, T and Y ports, 4-way lever stopcocks, and vial caps. For samples or to order NV Series products, please contact Value Plastics directly. NV Series products are available from Value Plastics through its direct sales force, web site, major industry catalog sources and worldwide business partners.

Value Plastics, a Nordson MEDICAL Company, manufactures and markets an innovative line of fluid management components designed specifically for flexible tubing. Products include quick connect fittings, luer fittings, check valves, tube-to-tube fittings, threaded fittings and blood pressure monitoring components. Value Plastics products find global application in demanding healthcare OEM, research and specialty industrial applications. Value Plastics is a Nordson MEDICAL company. Nordson MEDICAL is your partner in the global life sciences market providing innovative components, devices and custom OEM solutions for the precision management and delivery of fluids and biomaterials.

About Nordson Corporation
Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for precision dispensing of adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials and other materials, and for fluid management, testing and inspection, and UV curing and surface plasma treatment, all supported by application expertise and direct global sales and service. Nordson serves a wide variety of consumer non-durable, durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, building and construction, and general product assembly and finishing. Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has operations and support offices in more than 30 countries. Visit Nordson at www.nordson.comtwitter.com/Nordson_Corp, or Facebook.com/Nordson.

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