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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

In a recent blog about hot melt adhesives, we discussed how they work, considerations to make and their benefits. We also looked at how to maintain hot melt adhesive performance during equipment downtime: temperature setback guidelines. Using hot melt adhesives for a range of applications offers the following advantages: Optimal holding power to corrugated materials Superior …

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Understanding Hot Melt Adhesive Rheology

Hot melt adhesives are a popular adhesive choice for many applications. Easy to apply, they can increase throughput, enabling plants to meet high production demands. Additionally, by containing little to no solvents, these adhesives aid in plants’ sustainability initiatives. Yet it’s also important to understand how these adhesives work in order to ensure adhesive success. …

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May 11, 2017 - Assembly

Understand Mattress Assembly Hot Melt Adhesive Application Methods

In a recent blog, we discussed mattress assembly market trends and how adhesives are adapting. This included insight into faster production speeds to meet rising consumer demands in particular. As hot melt adhesives offer fast set speeds, manufacturers are starting to use them more in the assembly process. These solutions help keep production lines running …

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