We're here to help! You may be experiencing a common adhesives issue. We can help you identify and solve the issue with our troubleshooting guide or get you in touch with someone who can identify more complex issues. WHICH PRODUCT LINE ARE YOU WORKING WITH? HOT-MELT ADHESIVES LIQUID ADHESIVES

SolutionsWhat Are Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives?

Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSA) are tacky at room temperaturethere is no need to activate with water, solvent, or heat. PSAs can firmly adhere with light pressure from a finger, and can be removable, semi-permanent, or permanent. Substrates like paper, plastic, glass, wood, cement, and metal are all appropriate for pressure-sensitive tape or pressure-sensitive glue. 

APPLIED Adhesives’ hot-melt PSA is 100% solid, does not require flash curing, and is a low-cost option for:

  • Rigid packaging, adhering to the most difficult stock​
  • Non-woven or disposable hygiene products​
  • Labeling on bottles and cans ​
  • Graphic arts and bookbinding for joint and side glue​
  • Tape and film manufacturing​
  • Fugitive adhesives, providing a temporary bond that allow materials to be easy separated
  • Laminating and roll coating