US Patent No. 10,893,638

DISPENSING HEAD HAVING A NOZZLE HEATER DEVICE, SYSTEM AND METHOD


Patent No. 10,893,638
Issue Date January 12, 2021
Title Dispensing Head Having A Nozzle Heater Device, System And Method
Inventorship Koenraad Alexander Gieskes, Deposit, NY (US)
Philip Michael Castoro, Endicott, NY (US)
Assignee UNIVERSAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION, Conklin, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,893,638

1. A dispensing head comprising:a first spindle configured for movement in a vertical direction;
a first nozzle operatively attached to the spindle; and
a heater device removably attachable to the dispensing head, the heater device including:
a heat source; and
an opening configured to receive the first nozzle, wherein the heat source is configured to heat the first nozzle above an ambient temperature,
wherein the heater device remains stationary relative to a main body of the dispensing head during picking and placing by the first spindle.