HOT MELT CARTRIDGE APPLICATOR, from Pam Fastening Technology, has a large 3mm extension nozzle and increased heating in the nozzle block area.
Designed for Pur and other thermoset hot-melt cartridges, the new applicator uses an internal heated chamber to hold a 10-oz. capacity aluminum cartridge and is available in a spray or extrusion model. The integrated digital LED temperature display and controls have an adjustable operating temperature of 100 F to 410 F. With a warm-up time of 10 minutes or less, the model can be used in areas varying from large surfaces to more precise bead or line applications, according to the company. The applicator retails for approximately $1,500. Contact: Pam Fastening Technology. Tel: 704-394-3141. www.pamfast.com
This article originally appeared in the August 2010 issue.