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New Innovative APAO Bulk Hot Melt

Thursday February 13, 2014

Fast Setting Bulk APO Hot Melt Adhesive

Supertac 11 is truly an innovative hot melt. We are thrilled to offer this hot melt in both bulk and glue sticks. What makes Supertac 11 so awesome? This formula offers superior bonding and is great for a wide range of applications. We haven't seen a more versatile hot melt in use. Supertac 11 in bulk has proved the perfect answer for many product assembly applications.

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Top 10 Advantages of Precast Concrete

Wednesday February 12, 2014

Advantages of Precast Concrete All right, we'll admit it: We're nerds. We got into this business because we're passionate about helping people work smarter, not harder, and we are always on the lookout for new ways to do just that. That's why we consider it our solemn duty (and great pleasure) to bring you this article. Workers in the construction industry may have some experience with precast concrete for things like road barriers and stairs, but they may not understand many other benefits it offers. Without further ado, we present the Top 10 Advantages of Precast Concrete. Let's get started.

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Hot Melt vs Tape Showdown & Cost Breakdown

Friday February 7, 2014

Carton closing can be done with any standard nozzle, but having the correct nozzle makes it easier. We sell both L & T shaped carton closing nozzles. One of our shipping guys swears by tape, which we aren't a big fan of. We haven't converted him quite yet, but it's just a matter of time. Not only is hot melt faster, but it's also more cost effective. Our short video below shows just how much faster

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More Efficient Precast Bonding? Buy Hot Melt

Wednesday February 5, 2014

More Efficient Precast Bonding? Use Casttec 42 Hot Melt Adhesive Whether you are cladding a retaining wall for landscaping, installing a reveal, building out structures on a farm or dock, or erecting form liners on a public works project, precast concrete is the name of the game. If you work with precast concrete, you know that affixing structural and architectural elements to the form can be costly and frustrating without the right tools.

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As Your Business Grows, Lose Your Attachment to Packing Tape

Thursday January 23, 2014

Tape vs. Hot Melt When a business is first starting out, it takes a lot of ingenuity, pluck, and making the best of what's around. When it comes to shipping products out to customers, that usually means reaching out for the trusty old tape dispenser to seal up a box and send it on its merry way.

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Three Hot Melt Packaging Options to Fit Every Budget

Monday January 13, 2014

So you have a large amount of packages you need to send, and you have to be sure they arrive in perfect condition – no matter the temperature outside or the jostling the carton may take in transit. Maybe you are a business owner looking for the best way to make sure your customers get their orders delivered in tip-top shape – or maybe you are just a regular person that loves to ship care packages and presents to the ones that you love. Regardless of your packaging needs, the boxes and containers you are sending need to get to their destination without opening up and spilling their valuable contents everywhere – so it is long past time to throw out that old cold glue and the miles of obnoxious packaging tape you have been using.

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End of Line Carton Closing for Beer, Soda & Wine

Wednesday January 8, 2014

Resealing Damaged Cartons for Beer, Soda and Wine

We are fans of equipment that makes packaging easier, but sometimes it's necessary to fix a carton here and there. Hotmelt.com not only can quote you on customized hot melt equipment for your beverage packaging needs, but we can also provide hand held glue guns necessary for quick fixes. Commonly, the beverage industry requires repair for damaged cartons. It's best for all companies using in line hot melt packaging equipment to keep some glue guns on hand.

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Packaging Application Techniques

Friday January 3, 2014

Packaging Application Techniques

Hot melt adhesive is no stranger to packaging, not only is it efficient, but cost effective. There are a few common packaging techniques that are used when applying hot melt. Check out our short descriptions and images above to get an idea on what technique is right for you packaging application.

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Box On Demand Bulk Hot Melt

Tuesday November 12, 2013

Box On Demand Bulk Hot Melt

Box on Demand creates one of a kind corrugated box making machines that can be easily programmed to create almost any shape or size box for packaging and shipping. This all in one solution cuts down on storage and can provide a savings of 20% or more on your daily shipping & packaging needs.

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Power Adhesives Overmolding Glue Sticks

Wednesday October 23, 2013

News from Power Adhesives:

Hotmelt.com is thrilled to introduce Overtec 5 FR glue sticks. We first saw these incredible glue sticks in action at MDM Chicago 2013 brought to the show by our friend Lee from Power Adhesives. Overtec is a cost effective molding system that eliminates traditional heat curing, housing and casing that are used in potting. Since the Overtec system works perfect with aluminum molds allowing you to save money. Aluminum molds can be made quickly because they are easy to mill and drill. We are thrilled to be able to present this cost effective molding option to our customers. If you have any questions about Power Adhesive's Overtec products, please call 877-933-3343 or e-mail sales@hotmelt.com.

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