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Troubleshooting Two Common Hot Melt Adhesive and Equipment Problems

In a recent blog, we discussed hot melt adhesive application methods and variables to consider. Now, let’s look at troubleshooting two common hot melt adhesive problems: charring and stringing. Hot Melt Adhesive Charring in Reservoirs Char is comprised of burned particles that result from the thermal degradation of organic substances. This can include: Certain adhesives …

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Best Practices for Hot Melt Adhesive Changeovers

Using hot melt adhesives for a range of applications offers the following advantages: Optimal holding power to corrugated materials Superior flexibility for better performance under constant stress Quick adhesion However, it’s important to follow the proper changeover technique when using hot melt adhesives. Doing so helps ensure reliable adhesive performance, reduces waste and minimizes downtime. Our …

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Understanding Hot Melt Polyamide Adhesives

Markets and Markets cites that the global hot melt adhesives market is projected to be worth $9.64 billion by 2020. With applications in several markets including packaging, filtration, assembly and automotive, it’s understandable why hot melt adhesives are growing in popularity and demand. Let’s take a look at one type of hot melt adhesive in …

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Hot Melt Adhesives: What They’re Made of, How They Work and Their Benefits

Hot melt adhesives are incredibly popular among manufacturers. From their versatility and good cost in use to their water and moisture resistance, it makes sense that Markets and Markets has predicted the hot melt adhesives market to be worth 9.64 billion by 2020. Let’s take a look at what hot melt adhesives are made of, …

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