H ot Melts are 100% solids, thermoplastic adhesives. They are applied via heated application equipment (either hand held or bulk systems) which reduce the adhesive to a molten state and exhibit excellent adhesive properties. The adhesive then cures by cooling to form rapid, strong and durable bonds across many surfaces. The IMPACT-MELT range of adhesives represent a very comprehensive range of hot melts for both hand and bulk application systems. Our IMPACT-MELT range has been split into Hand Held and Bulk applied hot melts. The hand applied hot melts are subdivided into 12mm, 20mm and 43mm gluesticks. The bulk systems are subdivided into granular (slat, chip) hot melts and pressure sensistive grades. In addition to the adhesives, we offer a full range of hot melt application equipment.

Hot Melts

GLUESTICKS

The IMPACT-MELT hot melt glue sticks range from general purpose, packaging and assembly grades through to the highest levels of performance gluesticks available in today's marketplace. All IMPACT-MELT gluesticks are compatible with one or more of the IMPACT-MELT range of industrial glueguns.

Hot Melt Guns
H3003
is a clear, high performance EVA hot melt adhesive offering a long open time with very high tack. It will bond a wide variety of substrates such as simple paper, board, varnished and lacquered board as well as textiles, ceramics, leather etc. H3003 meets FDA approval and is suitable for food environments. It is avaialable in 12mm and 18mm stick form.

H3004
is our high temperature resistant, honey coloured EVA hot melt adhesive which offers very high performance and aggressive tack. It has a medium open time and will bond a wide variety of substrates such as plastics, wood, paper, boards and textiles. H3004 is commonly used in the electronics industry (high temperature applications), meets FDA approval and is available in 12mm stick form.

H3005
is a tan coloured, packaging EVA hot melt adhesive offering fast setting rates combined with tough durable bond strength. It is our standard grade for use in the packaging and converting industry. H3005 will bond many other substrates such as wood, plastics and textiles. It meets FDA approval and is available in 12mm stick form.

H3010LM
is a clear, EVA low melt adhesive formulated to operate at a lower temperature (120 - 150C). This allows bonding across more sensitive substrates such as expanded polystyrene. H3010LM has very aggressive tack and a medium to long open time. It is suitable for creating high performance bonds on many common substrates. It meets FDA approval to CFR 21.175.105 and is available in 12mm stick form. Other low melt grades are available. Please consult our Technical Department.

H3020
hot melt adhesive has a very high tack and viscosity. It is our general purpose hot melt and will bond most common substrates such as simple paper, board and textiles etc. H3020 meets FDA approval and is available in three sizes; 12mm, 20mm and 43mm.

Guns and Slugs

H3030
is a rubber toughened hot melt adhesive offering high performance across a range of difficult to bond substrates such as glass, ceramics and metals. It is available in three sizes; 12mm, 20mm, 43mm, creating a wide range of equipment choice. H3030 is tan in colour and has high molten tack coupled with a medium open time. H3030 meets FDA approval.

H3040
is our brown hot melt with medium/long open time and high tack. Developed as a multi purpose adhesive for bonding wood, leather, fabric and ceramics, H3030 meets FDA approval and is available in three sizes; 12mm, 20mm and 43mm.

H3050
hot melt adhesive is formulated for most packaging applications such as carton closing. H3050 will bond most papers and board and has high molten tack coupled with a short open time. It is available in three sizes; 12mm, 20mm, 43mm and meets FDA approval.

H3200
is our polyamide hot melt adhesive. It has a short/medium open time developed for bonding fibreglass, polyester, polyamide, ABS, rigid PVC and aluminium. It offers a medium/high molten tack and is available in 12mm stick and bulk forms. For higher temperature resistance and longer open time ask for H3210.

INDUSTRIAL GLUEGUNS (HANDHELD APPLICATORS)

Hot Melt Gun The IMPACT-MELT range of industrial glueguns includes applicators to suit all forms of gluesticks. Hot and low melt versions are available as are guns that will accept granular hot melts. All IMPACT-MELT glueguns are manufactured to the highest standards and in accordance with the relevant specifications and approvals. Applicators come complete with six or twelve month warranties, dependent on the gluegun.

HMG50
is the smallest gluegun in the range and is suitable for "close up" and low output work where small amounts of adhesive are required.

HMG100
is more robust than the HMG50 and is suitable for low output work.

HMG180
is our higher output version of the 110 hot melt gun. Larger in size and weight, the HMG180 offers high output combined with variable heat settings. It accepts 18mm hot melt sticks.

HMG200
is the industry standard 12mm medium output applicator. The HMG200 has been used throughout industry for many years and has proven to be robust and reliable.

HMG300
is our most recent addition to the IMPACT-MELT range and accepts 20mm glueslugs as the common form of input. Its ergonomic full handle trigger, multi cartridge stacking holder and powerful heating system make it ideal for medium and medium/high output work whilst reducing operator fatigue.

HMG400
hot melt applicator is the largest and most powerful non-pneumatic gluegun in the IMPACT-MELT range. The HMG400 accepts 43mm glueslugs and dispenses high levels of hot melt easily. The HMG400 represents the very latest industrial gluegun technology reflecting on why it is the most obvious choice for customers requiring high output yet reliable means of applying hot melt.

HMG500
is our pneumatically operated version of the 400, further reducing operator fatigue and increasing output capabilities.

HMG550
SPRAY HOT MELT APPLICATOR provides new levels of hot melt adhesive application have been attained. Pressure sensitive 43mm hot melt glueslugs can be applied through the 550 meaning there is less need for expensive bulk application systems.

HMG600
accepts many different forms of hot melt adhesives. Some very specialist grades of hot melt adhesive that are only available in granular form can now be applied through our HMG600. This gun captures the whole concept of Impact Adhesies as a company, reflecting our philosophy of providing our customers with precisely what they require and placing as few limitations as possible on adhesives choice.

Applicators marked with LMG denote the applicator is available in a low melt version. We also supply a full range of bulk hot melt application equipment along with spares, accessories and replacement parts. Because each bulk system is manufactured to suit customer requirements, they do not appear in this brochure. If more information is required please do not hesitate to contact our Technical Department who will welcome your enquiry.

PRESSURE SENSITIVE HOT MELT ADHESIVES

H3300
is our high tack, pressure sensitive hot melt adhesive. It is tan in colour and offers high shear and peel strengths coupled with initial grab. H3300 is suitable for use in product assembly operations and will bond a wide variety of plastics, paper, board and wood. It is packed in half kilo blocks wrapped in silicone release paper.

Other pressure sensitive grades available are H3322 (peelable grade) allowing removal without substrate failure, i.e. for bonding credit cards to magazines. H3311 is a palletising grade for securing packaging during transportation whilst allowing easy removal at a later date. H3320 is a high tack labelling hot melt suitable for high speed equipment. It will bond to glass, PET, PVC and polyethylene. Many other formulations are available please ask our Sales Department for further information.

GRANULAR HOT MELT ADHESIVES

HM3101
is our high tack, long open time hot melt offering versatile adhesion characteristics. It will bond many difficult varnished, waxed, foil and polyethylene coated boards found within the packaging industry. H3101 is suitable for use in the carton closing industry and performs to temperatures as low as -40C. It is approved to FDA 175.105.

Granular Hot Melt Gun

HM3111
HIGH PERFORMANCE PACKAGING GRADE hot melt provides the fast set rates required in high speed operations. Is is suitable for most automated systems found within the packaging industry. H3111 performs well on most papers including varnished and polyethylene coated boards. It meets FDA approval and is suitable for use within the food areas.

HM3120
high performance bookbinding EVA hot melt adhesive has a medium open time and good wetting out properties. It has an aggressive tack and fast set rate making it suitable for a variety of application machinery (muller martini, monoblock, starbinder etc). H3120 is suitable for binding paperbacks, catalogues, magazines and brochures creating very flexible, strong bonds with good page pullout and flex values. For higher temperature resistance use our H3121.

HM3131
is our high performance deep freeze hot melt adhesive providing a short open time and high tack. It will bond various substrates including grease resistant, varnished and lacquered boards. H3131 is FDA aproved and suitable for carton sealing in the food industry. It will withstandtemperatures as low as -40C.

HM3400
is our hot melt cleaning wax suitable for use within the majority of our hot melt products. It will assist in keeping valuable equipment in good condition. H3400 is FDA approved.

Other grades available include H3125, developed for microwave compatible packaging. H3126 our product assembly grade is suitable for bonding polystyrene, wood, polyuerethane and some metals. H3127 is our standard edge banding hot melt suitable for most woods and laminates. adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives adhesives