3 Key Uses of Hot Melt Adhesives in the Mattress Industry

When you think of the process of manufacturing a mattress, the use of adhesives may not immediately spring to mind, yet adhesives have numerous advantages for the industry.

A Cost-effective Process

Mattress manufacturers appreciate adhesives because they are labor-saving as they enable a quick and easy to use process with lasting results. Suppliers also agree that adhesives and specific application systems can help reduce the cost of the manufacturing process. Choosing the right application system can make a big difference to the cost, and they can be modified to suit specific projects. Quality spray guns or applicator guns can save significant time and money.

Sure Track Systems, founded in 1980, strives to keep costs down for mattress manufacturers by offering a range of hot melt adhesive systems for processes such as fluff and foam lamination, and foam to foam lamination.

Keeping Up With Production

The experts at Sure Track have examined enough mattress assembly lines to know that slow production processes means money wasted. This is why they designed a unique 90 degrees mattress machine to keep the production line moving and save time and money.

Why Hot-melt?

Mattress and AdhesivesHot-melt adhesives have a number of advantages for the mattress manufacturing process including:

  • Ability to handle high volume applications
  • It is non-flammable
  • It does not require special ventilation
  • It has a fast drying time
  • There is no potential for mold

Three key uses for hot melt adhesives in the mattress industry include:

  1. Laminating: Hot melt is used to conjoin layers and blocks of foam in order to gain the mattresses required thickness.
  2. Insulating: Hot melt adhesive is used to attach insulation to the laminated layers.
  3. Fixing: Hot melt is used to fix pillow-tops to mattresses and also fabrics.

Sure Track Systems has been providing hot melt adhesive equipment for more than three decades. We have an extensive, high-quality product line including supply units, automatic applicators, manual applicators, hoses and accessories. We are committed to ensuring 100% customer satisfaction. Contact us today to find out how we can help you with your hot melt adhesive needs.