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Why Demand For Hot Melt Adhesives Is Growing In The Global Market

Friday May 13, 2016

The Hot Melt Adhesives industry has been steadily growing, and according to a recent report by Research and Markets, it will continue to do so steadily through 2020. The report was conducted to analyze the growth of the Global Hot Melt Adhesives industry for the forecast period between 2015-2020 and to determine what factors are behind the growth in the industry, and why certain regions are growing more rapidly than others. Upon completion, Markets and Research found that the market is expected to expand at a moderate compound annual growth rate (CAGR) during this period, and that growth is being driven by technological advancements and innovations in polymer-based adhesives. As of 2015, the Hot Melt Adhesives industry is valued at $5.4 billion.

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Glue Gun Kits for Every Application

Thursday May 5, 2016

Industrial adhesives, glue guns, and glue gun accessories are used in a wide range of industries. Whether your business is in the automotive, construction, woodworking, packaging, or bookbinding industry, there is a specially made glue gun and adhesive for every application imaginable. But with so many options to choose from, how do you know what products are best suited to your specific business?

The professionals at have put together a series of hot glue gun kits for both entry- and professional-level customers in specific industries. We hand picked our most popular adhesive products based on user needs for specific industries or applications to make your shopping experience and day-to-day operations even easier. Let’s take a look at a few of these glue gun kits now available at

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Power Adhesives Foundry Tec Core Adhesives Overview

Thursday April 28, 2016

Adhesives are at the heart of most manufacturing and product assembly processes. Today we are going to review how the foundry industry uses hot melt for core production and dig into the Foundry TEC line of hot melt products from Power Adhesives. Foundry systems are used for casting metal, and having a reliable adhesive in play can significantly speed up all aspects of your core production.

It is for this reason that Power Adhesives manufactures a series of hot melt adhesives called Foundry Tec. Foundry Tec adhesives are suited for most foundry systems, and provide outstanding adhesion in cold processes such as ‘Cold Box,’ ‘Alpha Set,’ and ‘Beta Set.’ Foundry Tec adhesives can also be used on ‘Warm Box,’ ‘Hot Box,’ and ‘Shell,’ but they do require a period of time to cool before hot melt adhesive can be applied. Let’s take a look at some of the applications and advantages of using Foundry Tec adhesives, and what products are available here at

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Infinity Glue Spots for Mailings, Product Assembly and More

Thursday April 14, 2016

Glue Spots from Infinity Bond are one of the most dynamic adhesive products available in the hot melt and industrial adhesives industries. Glue Sports are small dabs of pressure sensitive hot melt that have been applied to a coated surface so they can be easily removed and applied to just about any surface.

They provide instant bonds and eliminate messes left behind by hot melt and liquid adhesives, residue left behind from film, tape, or webbing, and unpleasant adhesive odors. Glue Sports are a clean and safe alternative adhesive to utilize on your production lines, for mailing applications and tons of other applications.

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The Ultimate AdTech Glue Gun Guide

Thursday April 7, 2016

AdTech, or Adhesives Technologies Inc, has been one of the most trusted names in industrial glue guns and hot melt adhesives for more than 30 years. AdTech specializes in the development and manufacturing of the most innovative, and high quality glue guns and products around the globe. They offer a wide variety of products, including more than 25 different types glue guns, and an assortment of glue sticks and glue gun accessories, all designed to help you find exactly the gun you need for any application in the craft, industrial, DIY, OEM and export markets.

The following guide will provide you with information regarding glue guns from AdTech that are available here on You will find information on each model specifications, as well as what industries and applications they are best suited for. You can also always feel free to contact one of our knowledgeable representatives for additional information by calling (877) 933-3343.

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