Hot melt systems have revolutionized the packaging industry in many ways, mainly due to recent improvements in hot-melt equipment technology. One of the most obvious weaknesses in traditional hot melt systems was the use of a heated tank. In more … Read the rest
Tips for Choosing the Right Hot Melt Adhesive Application
Whatever industry you’re in, when you’re using hot melt adhesives, you need to make sure that you’re using the right type of adhesive application. You also need to factor application methods, and how much time and resources will be … Read the rest
5 Reasons you Need to Have a Glue Pressure Gauge
A glue pressure gauge is an important accessory for your hot melt adhesive dispenser. It will help your system run optimally because it allows fine tuning of your adhesive flow, so you can accurately control hot melt output. Her are … Read the rest
How Often Should you Maintenance your Hot Melt Adhesive Equipment?
If you want to keep you hot melt adhesive machines running at peak performance, you should always practice preventative maintenance. Taking the time to perform regular preventative maintenance means you can avoid downtime which will increase efficiency and productivity. … Read the rest
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 … Read the rest
3 Reasons Hot Melt Adhesives Are Better Than Solvent Based Adhesives
Hot Melt Adhesives are substances that are applied to the surface of materials to bind them together. There are a number of different types of adhesive, which one you choose will depend on the particular application.
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The Performance of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives in Cold Temperatures
Pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) is a form of adhesive that bonds two or more materials together as pressure is applied to them. The strength of the bond depends on the amount of pressure applied. No heat, water or solvent is … Read the rest
Top 5 Woodworking Hot Melt Adhesives
In the world of woodworking, hot melt adhesives are essential items, whether you are manufacturing furniture or you’re creating craft projects at home. This is because it’s ideal for bonding substrates while hardware fasteners are applied. It can also be … Read the rest
Hot Melt Adhesive for Bonding Foam to Packaging
Foam is an integral component in the packaging industry. Hot melt adhesives are very effective for bonding all types of foams to packaging materials. Urethane and polyethylene foams are used to increase the protective qualities of packaging. These types of … Read the rest
4 Products Manufactured with Hot Melt Adhesives
Where there are hot melt adhesives, a hot melt machine is not far away.
Sometimes we forget the nuts, bolts and screws that help keep our lives running seamlessly. HMA’s (hot melt adhesives) are used in a myriad of industries… Read the rest