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Nordson Introduces New Rhino VE Bulk Unloaders for Adhesive and Sealant Dispensing; Innovative Design Features Improve Performance and Reduce Maintenance


  • Bolt-together design provides versatility and easy set-up
  • Oil-Less air motor eliminates material contamination and associated maintenance
  • Chop check pump design promotes easy dipensing of high viscosity materials

AMHERST, OH, February 23, 2011 – Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ-NDSN), a recognized leader in adhesive dispensing technology, introduces the new Rhino® VE bulk unloader for dispensing high viscosity, ambient temperature adhesives and sealants.  The Rhino VE unloader is built for ease of operation, with a modular design that provides the flexibility needed to meet a wide range of application requirements. 

The Rhino VE bulk unloader incorporates many features that improve performance and material flow in high-wear applications.  Large internal passages reduce flow resistance and material shearing.  As a result, more consistent material output is achieved with less degradation.  In addition, the unit utilizes an oil-less motor that eliminates material contamination, reducing maintenance and assisting manufacturers in meeting environmental demands. Quick-change flange-mounted design on the packing gland allows for quick and easy pump packing changes, decreasing maintenance costs and eliminating material curing on the threaded sections.  Fast air-motor changes also ensure consistent material pressure to reduce pump winks, which often cause inconsistent material flow.

The Rhino VE unloader is available with Nordson’s ScoreGuard® coating, which provides superior wear resistance and improves performance with highly abrasive materials. Other options include 5- and 55- gallon capacities and an automatic changeover feature, which minimizes downtime by allowing continuous production during a container change.  Manufacturers also have a choice of multiple ratios and follower sizes.

“The Rhino VE product line is packed with new features that improve maintainability and performance, and are designed  to exceed the demands of a wide range of cold materials applications in the transportation, aerospace, construction and solar/wind power industries – all at an affordable price,” says Pat Flinn, marketing manager, Nordson Industrial Coating Systems.

For more information on the Nordson Rhino VE bulk unloader, contact Pat Flinn at 440.985.4523,,  or visit our Rhino VE web page.

Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) is one of the world's leading producers of precision dispensing equipment that applies adhesives, sealants, liquid and powder coatings and other materials to a broad range of consumer and industrial products during manufacturing operations. The company also manufactures equipment used in the testing and inspection of electronic components as well as technology-based systems for UV curing and surface treatment processes. Headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, Nordson has direct operations and sales support offices in more than 30 countries. Visit Nordson on the web at, or