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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

Why a Hot Melt Adhesive is Right for Your Application

Photo credit to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/quattlebaum/ The hot melt adhesive category covers a wide range of products that all share the same basic properties: an application time during a heated phase followed by a set adhesive bond after cooling. This makes hot melt adhesives ideal for situations where you need them to work in high speed manufacturing

How a Glue Manufacturer Makes Hot Melt Adhesives

Photo credit to: http://www.flickr.com/photos/oskay/ A glue manufacturer will make a hot melt adhesive by starting with one base material. The usual base materials are ethylene-vinyl acetates (EVA), polyolefins (PO), polyamides (PA), polyurethanes (PUR), and styrene block copolymeres. This base material will be formulated in a way that makes it have a glass transition temperature that