Hot Melt Adhesives

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Hot Melt Adhesives

Hot melt adhesive is typically a 100% solid formulation created without water or solvents. 3 Sigma’s hot melt adhesive bonds well to substrates such as cardboard, metal, glass, leather, wood, ceramic, plastic, rubber, fabric, and foam. These characteristics make it ideal for packaging, tapes, labels, automotive applications, coupons, and product assembly.

Benefits of hot melt adhesives include excellent sustainability, high tack and strength, quick stick, and excellent adhesion to rough surfaces. 3 Sigma can coat web widths up to 20”. 3 Sigma’s top permanent hot melt adhesives include A106 and 1023X, which have good adhesion to low surface energies. In addition, A204 is one of 3 Sigma’s top removable hot melt adhesives.

Hot Melt Adhesives Key Features:

  • High initial tack and adhesion
  • Quick in achieving ultimate adhesion
  • Great for recycled corrugated cardboard application
  • Suitable for application on rough, fatty, and moist surface substrates
  • Excellent for low-temperature application, e.g., chilled food

Applications for Hot Melt Adhesives:

  • Logistics and warehousing
  • Wine and spirits
  • Frozen food
  • Fresh food labeling
  • Tire labeling
  • RFID

To inquire about hot melt adhesives, please contact 3 Sigma.