GF # 20-12 Hot Melt Glue Stick
Product Type: Hot melt adhesive consisting of 100% thermoplastic resin. Extruded to 11mm (1/2”) by 300 mm (12”) lengths.
Applications: This product is a medium viscosity, straw colored hot melt adhesive. It has a medium to fast speed of set with good “hot tack”. It is often used for gluing plastic, acrylic, metal, wood, fabric, ceramics, craft uses and paper to paper. It can also be used in freezer grade applications.
*Features: Good open time (up to 40 seconds) makes it good for use as a product assembly adhesive.
Application Equipment: Works well with ½” hot melt glue guns.
FDA Status: Ingredients comply with regulations for use in Food Packaging Adhesives as per FDA regulation 175.105.
Physical Properties and General Information:
- Open Time: 40 seconds
- Setting Time: 30 seconds
- Heat Resistance: 149F / 65C
- Raw Material Base: Synthetic Resin
- Softening Point (ASTM D3461): 183F / 84C
- Viscosity @ 340F: 13,000 cps @ 338F / 170C
- Rate of Set: Medium
- Shelf Life: Three Years
- Form & Packaging: ½” x 12” in 22 pound cartons
- Recommended Application Temperature: 350F
Clean-Up Solvent: Wax or other hot-melt cleaners suggested by equipment manufacturers.
Storage Conditions: Store at room temperature. Rotate stock using oldest material first. Shelf life is 36 months if kept in unopened packaging.
*Note: Surfaces and information above are suggestions only…final tests for suitability remain the responsibility of the user.
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