Forces Driving Change in Tape & Hot Melt Adhesive Dispensing Technologies 

Posted on 3/2/2012 6:40:19 PM By  Larry Saidman 

Hot melt adhesive technology has been the number one choice among high-volume, high-speed paperboard and fiberboard packagers for decades. The adhesive fluid can be made to flow in small diameter bead segments at the rate of 4500 per minute1. Since the adhesive fluid is comprised of thermoplastic material, an immediate bond is formed following application. No other adhesive technology matches the speed and application flexibility of hot melt adhesive in the packaging industry.  

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