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Thermoplastic adhesives

Jet-melt™ adhesives from 3M (St. Paul, MN) are solid thermoplastic resins. When heated, they become fluid and quickly wet the bonding surface.

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Upon cooling, they reach bond strength in seconds. The family of Jet-melt adhesives includes: Jet-Melt 3738, a long bonding range adhesive; 3762, a high “hot-tack” adhesive for immediate strength; 3762LM, a low-temperature formulation for heat-sensitive substrates; and 3764, an adhesive that provides good impact resistance at low temperatures.

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