Adhesive application

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Research shows new hot melt technology boosts line efficiency, lowers operating costs

White paper from Dow Chemical documents metallocene-based hot melt cost savings. Significantly, the data show much lower rates of packaging line shut downs related to problems with hot melt adhesive application for case and carton sealing applications.
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The Easy-Pac comes witha hot-melt dispensing unit that includes an integrated Autofill vacuum feeder, new hoses, nozzles and mod

New 200-degree F hot-melt with maintenance-free application equipment

National Adhesives, a National Starch & Chemical business recently unveiled Easy-Pac™, its complete packaging sealing solution that combines the first 200-degree F hot-melt adhesive with an integrated storage, filling, and application system.
Machine Product Brief

A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Tape and adhesive sealing

A-B-C has introduced a top-sealing case sealer that offers both tape and hot melt adhesive sealing, for packagers with varying case-sealing requirements.
Machine Product Brief

Glue Dots International: Glue applicator

The new Dot Shot® Pro adhesive applicator from Glue Dots is said to provide a safe, smart alternative to tape guns, hot glue guns, or liquid glues.
Nancy Cobb, who wrote the course book now used for the two-day Certified Trainer Program, stands surrounded by a few of her stud
Feature Article

Training to train

PMMI’s Certified Trainer Program has evolved into a solid two-day course in which packaging machinery OEMs and their customers are finding real value.
Materials Product Brief

Valco Melton: Valco Melton: Adhesive controls

The Shure-Glue PRO-Series Timer and Timer/Counter are multi-purpose, microprocessor-driven electronic control systems that can be used in any process requiring precisely timed actuation of electric output devices.
Feature Article

Cartoner speeds changeover

Third-generation, semi-automatic vertical cartoner relies on servo technology to quicken changeover and permit wide size ranges.
Machine Product Brief

Nordson Corporation: Electric glue guns

New modular EM-100 and EM-900 Series electric adhesive applicating guns from Nordson Corp. provide rugged performance, precise pattern control and consistent sealing results in a compact design.
Machine Product Brief

Nordson Corporation: Adhesive melters

DuraBlue adhesive melters from Nordson Corp. (Duluth, GA) use new technology that helps simplify installation, operation, and routine maintenance.
Feature Article

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