Category Archives: Hot Melt Adhesives

Are Glue Sticks Right for Your Application?

Are glue sticks right for your application? Glue sticks are used with great success across a huge variety of industries. But just because they are common across so many applications doesn’t mean hot melt glue sticks are right for yours. Make sure you get the right adhesives for your job by calling us to talk … Continue reading Are Glue Sticks Right for Your Application?

Why Hot Melt Adhesives Might be Better for Your Application

Why Hot Melt Adhesives Might be Better for Your Application Many manufacturers choose water-based adhesives because: They offer good resistance to heat, chemical and water influences. They can be more economical than alternatives. But hot melt adhesives can be more effective, depending on your application. Hot melt adhesives set quickly and maintain strong bonds across … Continue reading Why Hot Melt Adhesives Might be Better for Your Application

How Temperature Impacts Adhesives

Manufacturers must closely control the working temperature ranges of adhesives to ensure proper viscosity, adhesion, set speed, open time and curing. Poor temperature control creates problems that reduce adhesive performance, increase manufacturing costs and dissatisfied consumers of the end product. Each class of adhesive exhibits its unique thermal characteristics. Water-based Adhesives Adhesives in which the … Continue reading How Temperature Impacts Adhesives