Hotmelt for printing

Beardow Adams adhesives for publishing industry are supplied under ВАМ™ и ВАМFutura™ trademarks.

Beardow & Adams (Adhesives) Ltd. (UK, est. in 1977) is the largest European hot melt producer with production volume of about 50 000 tons per year. Over 10 000 customers all over the world trust Beardow Adams since the company offers only proven solutions for labelling, packaging, woodworking, product assembly and bookbinding.

 

Product properties:

  • color – from white to amber;
  • self-cleaning effect;
  • high molten tack;
  • non-toxic, adhesive bond withstanding external influences;
  • odour – slight resinous;
  • causes no oxidation or damage to rubber and metal parts during operation of the equipment;
  • adhesive consumption rate depends on equipment type and condition, operation temperature, paper and cover stock type.

Additional information:

  • solvent resistance;
  • high page pull strength;
  • suitable for application at low temperatures;
  • various types of paper stock;
  • high application speed;
  • meet internationally recognized standards

Beardow & Adams (Adhesives) Ltd. (UK, est. in 1977) is the largest European hot melt producer with production volume of about 50 000 tons per year. Over 10 000 customers all over the world trust Beardow Adams since the company offers only proven solutions for labelling, packaging, woodworking, product assembly and bookbinding.

Applications:

  • Perfect or unsewn binding.
  • Burst binding.
  • Drawn on cover work.
  • Hard back books.
  • Pad gluing.
  • Side gluing.
  • Tipping on/tipping in of inserts, samples, promotional materials.

Beardow Adams manufactures hot melt adhesives for publishing with high molten tack and perfect adhesion to different types of paper and cover stock, ensuring good page pull retention, positive cover placement and clean looking spines during production of different kinds of publications.

Product type. Synthetic polymer based hot melts.

Bonded materials:

  • plain paper;
  • wood free paper;
  • art paper;
  • heavily coated paper (eg catalogues);
  • thin paper (eg bibles, dictionaries);
  • printed cover stock;
  • laminated cover stock;
  • plastics and metallised foils used for promotional tip-ins.

Range of characteristics

Parameter Range
Viscosity (Brookfield) at 140°С, сPs 1550 - 6500
Operation temperature, °С 140 - 180
Application method glue roller
Shelf life 36 months
Form pellets, slats