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July 19, 2023

Fluid Dispensing Accessories & Their Manufacturing Benefits

Types of fluid dispensing accessories offered at Designetics

In the evolving world of manufacturing, the precision, accuracy, and consistency of fluid dispensing systems have become pivotal. These systems have journeyed from rudimentary manual techniques to sophisticated, highly efficient, and automated methods, bringing about a revolution in the production process. However, we often overlook a crucial aspect of these systems – the fluid dispensing accessories. They may seem insignificant in the grand scheme of things, but these accessories, including bottles, caps, and manual pump heads, play a crucial role in ensuring a smooth and efficient dispensing process.

At Designetics, we understand the importance of these unsung heroes. We recognize that manufacturers need these accessories to be as reliable and efficient as their industrial machinery. Consequently, we offer a diverse range of accessories to save, store, and dispense everything from liquids to gels. But why are these accessories so important?

The benefits of these fluid dispensing accessories are numerous. Firstly, they offer significant cost and time savings, crucial in today’s competitive manufacturing landscape. Secondly, these accessories enhance worker safety, reducing the risk of spills and contact with potentially harmful materials. Lastly, they contribute to environmental protection by minimizing waste and ensuring optimal utilization of materials.

Join us as we delve deeper into the world of fluid dispensing accessories, exploring their significance and benefits in the manufacturing industry.

What Are Fluid Dispensing Accessories?

Fluid dispensing accessories are integral components in the manufacturing process that aid in the accurate and controlled delivery of various fluids, such as adhesives, sealants, oils, greases, and more. These accessories can include various types of fluid dispensing tips, pumps, tracks, or timers. They often form part of an automated or semi-automated dispensing system to ensure precise application of materials.

These accessories play a key role in enhancing the accuracy, efficiency, and consistency of the dispensing process. Some are designed for specific types of fluids or applications, such as high- or low-viscosity materials or precision micro-dot dispensing. They are critical in reducing waste, improving product quality, and increasing overall manufacturing efficiency. In industries like appliances, automotive, or medical device manufacturing, the choice of the right fluid dispensing accessories is crucial for achieving optimal production outcomes.

Applicator Track

A primary benefit of an Applicator Track system, such as the 10500 Series, is its ability to enhance the precision, consistency, and speed of manufacturing processes. The system automates the delivery of a fixed number of applicators to specific, repeatable locations. This improves product quality and reduces the likelihood of errors or defects, leading to more satisfied customers and potentially higher profit margins.

More Benefits Include:

  • Operational Efficiency: The Applicator Track system empowers precise management of individual applicators. With the added benefit of on-track sensors, it provides real-time notifications for low supply and out-of-position situations, preventing downtime and ensuring uninterrupted production.
  • Optimal Applicator Storage: The inclusion of a docking station for applicators serves as a home position for the robot between applications, keeping the applicator from drying out. Additionally, the tamping station efficiently removes excess material, further streamlining the production process.

Bottle Holder

The 10601 Series Bottle Holder significantly enhances fluid dispensing efficiency, accuracy, and quality control, offering a major advantage to manufacturers. Specifically designed to securely hold and monitor fluid containers, this device integrates seamlessly into production processes, minimizing disruptions and maximizing productivity. Its primary benefit lies in its capability to ensure the consistency and quality of dispensed materials, contributing substantially to the quality of the final product.

More Benefits Include:

  • Compatibility: It’s compatible with Designetics’ e3mini® or e3multi® systems, allowing for multiple tubing lines and facilitating the simultaneous dispensing of various materials.
  • Quality Control: The holder includes an air-drying desiccant and a weight sensor, crucial for maintaining material purity and monitoring material levels.
  • Prevention of Contamination: The airtight seal prevents contamination of materials, essential in industries where purity is paramount.
  • Versatility: It’s adaptable to fit various primer container sizes, adding to its flexibility and making it a suitable solution for a wide range of manufacturing scenarios.
  • Additional Functionalities: Add-ons like a stir plate ensure a homogeneous mix of solids and solvents, and advanced level alert sensors provide timely alerts to prevent downtime.
  • Ease of Use: With features like easy container exchange and a corrosion-resistant stand, the 10601 Series Bottle Holder adds to the convenience in fluid dispensing processes.


The Ce360 Quality Inspection Path Scanner revolutionizes fluid dispensing processes in manufacturing by introducing advanced visualization solutions. This powerful tool significantly reduces wastage and increases yield, optimizing the primer dispensing process. The primary benefit of the Ce360 lies in its capacity to dramatically enhance productivity and quality control, making it an essential tool in modern manufacturing environments.

More Benefits Include:

  • Coherix Technology: The Ce360 uses Coherix technology, which complements the 10023 Series Precision Air Compliance, forming an integral part of automated dispensing.
  • Comprehensive Inspection: Equipped with four high-speed laser sensors that encircle the dispensing nozzle, the Ce360 provides comprehensive primer tracking and inspection, eliminating blind spots and reducing inconsistencies.
  • High-Speed Processing: Capable of processing 1,600 samples per second, it increases productivity by avoiding production slowdowns.
  • Real-time Data: The Ce360 provides critical real-time data on fluid path width, location, and any skips or gaps in the application path, enabling immediate corrective action.
  • Lighting Unaffected Performance: Unlike traditional 2D camera techniques, the scanner’s performance is not affected by changes in ambient lighting.
  • Precision Detection and Measurement: The Ce360 excels at detecting imperfections on flat or slightly curved substrates at high speeds, offering precision measurements down to 0.35mm.
  • Data Management and Compatibility: The scanner features configurable data management, visual path display, and compatibility with Windows 10 or Ethernet devices, further enhancing its utility in the manufacturing industry.


The 10023 Series Precision Air Compliance® offers an innovative solution for manufacturers looking to elevate their production capabilities. It brings the primary benefit of enhancing precision, repeatability, and efficiency through its double-acting, non-rotating cylinder with a ¾” stroke, ensuring flawless application results. This remarkable feature significantly reduces the likelihood of errors or defects that could negatively impact product quality and yield, thereby increasing overall production effectiveness.

More Benefits Include:

  • Twin Regulator System: Enables operators to adjust both upward and downward pressure, increasing the system’s adaptability to different manufacturing requirements.
  • Applicator Strip Function: Facilitates a fully automated process when programmed via robotics or PLC, reducing human error and increasing operational efficiency.
  • Designetics Applicators Compatibility: Exclusively compatible with Designetics applicators, this ensures optimal performance and consistency in the fluid dispensing process.
  • User-Friendly Features: Includes full pneumatic operation, constant pressure application, and an anti-rotate, non-slip applicator adaptor, making the system easy to use and maintain.

Handheld Remote

The 6000 Series Handheld Remote is a beneficial tool for manufacturers looking to enhance their fluid dispensing processes. The primary advantage of this handheld device is its compatibility with the Designetics e3mini®, e3multi® or e3minimax® systems, ensuring reliable and consistent fluid delivery. This capability is crucial for achieving uniform and high-quality production results, contributing to increased efficiency and product quality.

More Benefits Include:

  • Ideal for Semi-Automated Processes: The handheld remote allows operators to control fluid flow with precise accuracy, reducing the risk of errors and waste. It transforms manual bottle processes into semi-automated ones, offering a more effective method of fluid application.
  • User-Friendly Design: The ergonomic design, pneumatic-activated switch, and instant response trigger ensure comfort, ease of use, and immediate fluid dispensing.
  • Safety Measures: With no direct contact with fluid, operators are protected from potential spillage or exposure to harmful materials, enhancing safety and cleanliness in the workplace.
  • Additional Features: Includes a non-slip, anti-rotate applicator adapter, a maintenance-friendly design, and a magnetic docking station, all of which enhance the device’s efficiency and ease of use.

The 6000 Series Handheld Remote stands out as a game-changing accessory in fluid dispensing and production, combining convenience, precision, and safety in a user-friendly package.

Industries Fluid Dispensing Accessories Assist

Fluid dispensing accessories have transformative potential across a wide array of industries, helping to enhance accuracy, efficiency, and consistency of processes.

In the appliances manufacturing industry, these accessories play a crucial role in the precise application of various fluids like adhesives, lubricants, or sealants. They can help in the assembly of different components, streamlining production and ensuring the quality of the final product. They also contribute to cost-effectiveness by reducing waste and enhance worker safety by minimizing the risk of spills or mishaps.

In medical device manufacturing, fluid dispensing accessories are even more critical due to the stringent requirements for precision and repeatability. They are used for accurate dispensing of biocompatible adhesives, coatings, and other fluids, ensuring the safety and effectiveness of medical devices. Moreover, these accessories support traceability and quality control, essential elements in this highly regulated industry.

For the glass manufacturing industry, fluid dispensing accessories are indispensable for the precise application of coatings, sealants, or adhesives. These accessories ensure uniform dispensing, enhancing product quality, and consistency. They also improve production efficiency, making them a key asset in the quest for improved productivity and profitability in the glass manufacturing sector.

Across these and other industries, fluid dispensing accessories are not just tools but game-changers, offering significant advantages to manufacturers.


In the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of manufacturing, it’s the little things that often make the biggest difference. Fluid dispensing accessories, while small, play an outsized role in determining the effectiveness and efficiency of manufacturing operations. They are the unsung heroes of production lines across a multitude of industries, helping to save time, reduce costs, improve worker safety, and minimize environmental impact.

The utility of these tools is immense, from Applicator Tracks that enhance precision and consistency, to Bottle Holders that facilitate efficient dispensing and optimal quality control. Quality Inspection Path Scanners like the Ce360 revolutionize processes by providing advanced visualization solutions, while the Precision Air Compliance® brings innovations that elevate production capabilities. The convenience of handheld remotes and the efficiency of devices like the Horizontal dp3® exemplify the adaptability of these accessories.

In essence, fluid dispensing accessories are essential elements in the vast machinery of manufacturing. With every drop they dispense, they contribute to the advancement of industries, propelling them towards greater productivity, quality, and sustainability. With Designetics, you can embrace these benefits, bringing unprecedented precision and efficiency to your manufacturing processes.