Hot Melt Glue Guns & Glue Sticks
Hot Melt Glue Sticks from Gluefast
The Gluefast Company, Inc. offers hot melt glue sticks for a wide range of crafts and hobbies, as well as packaging, labeling, and assembly applications. Gluefast's hot melt glue sticks are easy to apply with one of our hot melt glue guns or other competitive models, are available in 1/2" diameter (contact Gluefast regarding other diameter glue sticks) and are cost-effective for extensive use in certain high-volume operations. See below for a list of our popular hot melt glue sticks and their product-specific information.
|GF 15-12||Yellow||General Purpose hot melt for case/carton sealing|
|GF 16-12||Clear||Gluing plastic, metal, wood, fabric, ceramics, and cartons|
|GF 17-12||Yellow||Gluing plastic, metal, wood, fabric, ceramics, and cartons|
|GF 20-12||Yellow||Case sealing for frozen foods|
At room temperature, hot melt glue sticks are in solid form and as they are applied to the surface of a material they turn into molten form. When cooled to a temperature below its melting point, hot melt glue results in a strong bond that is guaranteed to last. In fact, hot glue is as permanent as epoxy glue and it is suitable in applications where epoxy is not. Consequently, it is important to note that hot melt adhesives should not be used to glue something that you may want to remove later on.
Additionally, due to their heat sensitive nature, hot melt adhesives are generally not suitable for use in high-temperature environments or with heat-sensitive substrates. But as with any adhesive, there is usually one that will outperform another in a given application. Hot melt glue sticks used in adhesive application equipment generate minimal waste and have relatively small environmental impact, making this method of adhesive application ideal for many customers.