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Metallocene-Based Hot Melt Adhesives

Are you curious about metallocene-based hot melt adhesives for packaging?  Wondering if this newer adhesive technology is the best option for your specific application requirements?  Trying to decide if you can justify converting from conventional EVA-based hot melt to metallocene hot melt?  Here are some important considerations.  Whether you spell it “metallocene” or “metalocene,” these adhesive formulas are the absolute highest performing adhesive technologies available for packaging.  Metallocene-based hot melt adhesives virtually eliminate production downtime because they do not char like EVA-based hot melts so clogging of nozzles and filters are eliminated. 

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Hot Melt Glue Guns or Nozzles Leaking or Stringing?

Hot melt adhesive users regularly ask us what causes their glue guns or nozzles to leak or string.  Some refer to the stringing as “angel hair” because of the thin hair-like webbing of adhesive that accumulates on their packaging machinery.  This issue can be a simple housekeeping issue easily maintained or it can be severe enough to cause production downtime.  There are many things that can cause leaking and stringing.   Here are the common causes.

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Bostik “Smart Adhesives” for Assembling Your Product

Are you searching for an adhesive to assemble your product?  Do you want the latest technology combined with unsurpassed quality and consistency?  Look no further than Bostik and their Smart Adhesives for the best technical solution! 

Bostik is a leading global producer of adhesives for a wide variety of product-assembly applications.  These markets include garage door assembly, filter manufacturing, insulation bonding, foam packaging, window cover assembly, RV production, as well as tape and label applications.  Adhesive technologies for these requirments include PUR, hot melt pressure sensitive adhesive, polyolefin, and polyamides. 

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Glue Dots: Versatility for Packaging and Much More!

In 2015, Glue Dots International (GDI) has become synonymous with the packaging industry by providing quick and powerful adhesive application solutions to save time and money.  Glue Dots are available in many thicknesses and adhesive strengths and when combined with semi-automatic or fully automatic application equipment, they can be the perfect fit for your packaging operations. 

  You’re probably aware of the standard dispenser box for manual applications that use Glue Dots.  Or, you might have had success with the Dot Shot Pro Applicator (DSP).  The latest hand applicator, the Quick Dot Pro (QDP), is making a tremendous impact in the beverage industry by simplifying the resealing of popped-open cartons in the field by the beverage distributor.  Ever needed to repair a product or package at the end of a production line?  The QDP is the perfect tool for that job as well, with adhesive options ranging from semi-permanent to permanent solutions.

Did you know that Glue Dots offers a complete line of automatic and semi-automatic application equipment?  Constantly innovating and improving their product line, GDI is a full solutions provider.  Please continue reading for more information.

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