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Improve your end product and streamline your processes with our market proven portfolio of bookbinding adhesives that focuses on enhancing your quality, increasing efficiency and reducing costs. Our portfolio includes EVA adhesive for the spine and side gluing of all varieties of hard and soft cover books and magazines, water-based adhesives for casing and pressure sensitive adhesives for direct mail applications
Our graphic arts and bookbinding adhesives are for:
  • Hardcover books
  • Softcover books
  • Softcover catalogs
  • Film to print lamination
  • Direct mail

Casemate™ WB 8930

  • Very high adhesion to difficult case materials such as PP, PVC, PE, acetate film
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Casemate™ WB 8930
Used for all brands of casing-in equipment including small units at all machine speeds
Emulsion | Water-based

Ful-Dri™ WB 1798

  • Very fast drying water-based spine primer
  • Excellent single sheet adhesion and conformability around the spine
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Ful-Dri™ WB 1798
Used for primer for perfect binding combined with hot melt top coat
Emulsion | Water-based

Ipacoll™ BA 412

  • Durable elastic film providing high strength bond
  • Clean machining on all perfect binders
  • Very good roundability and fast setting speed
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Ipacoll™ BA 412
Used for perfect binding and gluing off brochures, paperbacks and book blocks
Emulsion | Water-based

Lunatack™ B 32 SN

  • Very good heat stability
  • Very clean machine running properties
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Lunatack™ B 32 SN
Used for side gluing and endpapering of printed and varnished cover and paper stocks
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Lunatack™ B 340

  • Very good melt stability
  • Excellent single sheet adhesion
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Lunatack™ B 340
Used for paperbacks and catalogues in one-shot system spine adhesive for perfect binding and gluing off brochures
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Lunatack™ HL 2268

  • Tip-ons cleanly removed
  • Very good non-staining performance
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Lunatack™ HL 2268
Used for bonding of inserts such as postcards and samples in magazines
Hot Melt | Pressure sensitive

Lunatack™ HL 3301 EU

  • Excellent melt stability
  • Tip-ons cleanly removed
  • Pressure sensitive
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Lunatack™ HL 3301 EU
Used for bonding of inserts such as postcards and samples in magazines
Hot Melt | Pressure sensitive

Lunatack™ HL 3379

  • Exceptional adhesion to dispersion primer
  • Very good lay flat properties
  • White film at trimmed edges
  • Excellent round retention
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Lunatack™ HL 3379
Used for hot melt spine adhesive for use in combination with water-based primer
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Lunatack™ HL 3415

  • Good melt stability
  • Good single sheet adhesion
  • Very high clamp effect
  • Good cold and heat resistance
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Lunatack™ HL 3415
Used for spine gluing brochures, paperbacks, magazines, catalogues
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Lunatack™ HL 7216

  • Very strong high tack adhesion
  • Excellent adhesion to difficult cover materials
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Lunatack™ HL 7216
Used for side gluing and joint gluing applications
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Optipur™ Digital

  • Outstanding melt stability
  • Excellent wetting onto the single sheets
  • Ideal for difficult to bond paper stock
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Optipur™ Digital
Used for one shot system spine gluing
Polyurethane hot melt | Reactive Chemistry

Optipur™ HL 9680

  • Secure bonding of cover to book block after first pressing
  • Very good melt stability
  • Excellent temperature resistance
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Optipur™ HL 9680
Used for side gluing of soft cover books and book blocks
Polyurethane hot melt | Reactive Chemistry

Optipur™ LT 100

  • Low application temperature
  • Excellent single sheet wetting
  • Idea for difficult to bound paper stock
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Optipur™ LT 100
Used for one shot system spine gluing
Polyurethane hot melt | Reactive Chemistry

Optipur™ NL 110

  • Fast flexible adhesive film formation
  • Good spine stability and trimming properties
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Optipur™ NL 110
Used for one shot system spine gluing
Polyurethane hot melt | Reactive Chemistry

Swift®lock LT 5000

  • Very high initial binding strength
  • In particular for dry paper stock and in warm ambient conditions
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Swift®lock LT 5000
Used for one shot system spine gluing
Polyurethane hot melt | Reactive Chemistry

Swift®melt 3067

  • Clean running
  • Fast setting hot melt adhesive to minimise edge lift and warping
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Swift®melt 3067
Used for case making
Hot Melt | Pressure sensitive

Swift®melt 8776

  • Permanently tacky side glue
  • Excellent performance at slow and high speed production
  • Covers can be bonded after a line stoppage
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Swift®melt 8776
Used for side gluing
Hot Melt | Pressure sensitive

Swift®tak 1675

  • Excellent adhesive strength and flexible film
  • Fast setting
  • Plasticizer free
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Swift®tak 1675
Used for primer for water-based two-shot system
Emulsion | Water-based

Swift®tak 5330

  • Good single sheet adhesion
  • Fast setting
  • Durable and elastic film
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Swift®tak 5330
Used for coated and uncoated paper stocks paperbacks and book blocks spine gluing and gluing off brochures
Emulsion | Water-based

Swift®tak 5412

  • Strong adhesion to a wide variety of case materials
  • High wet tack
  • Fast setting
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Swift®tak 5412
Used for casing-in of book blocks
Emulsion | Water-based

Swift®tak 8043

  • Immediate and robust adhesion on typical substrates
  • Excellent embossing and creasing performance
  • Optically clear adhesive film
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Swift®tak 8043
Used for film to print lamination, can be used with a hardener
Emulsion | Water-based

Swift®tak 8200

  • Exhibits a very high tack and short open time
  • Ideal for fast bookbinding machines
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Swift®tak 8200
Used for animal glue for case making, delivering fast performance for hard covers
Animal glue | Other

Swift®tak 8203

  • Ideal properties suitable slower bookbinding machines
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Swift®tak 8203
Used for animal glue for case making, delivering slow to medium performance
Animal glue | Other

Swift®tak 8219

  • Very fast setting speed with excellent initial tack
  • Clean running minimises down time
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Swift®tak 8219
Used for animal glue for back lining that delivers a clean and consistent performance
Animal glue | Other

Swift®therm 8009

  • High performance
  • Low application temperature spine adhesive
  • Forms very tough and flexible film
  • Is highly visible on the rollers
  • Ideal for high speed production
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Swift®therm 8009
Used for high speed spine gluing one and two shot systems
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Swift®therm 8011

  • High performance
  • Low application temperature spine adhesive
  • Forms very tough and flexible film
  • Is highly visible on the rollers
  • Ideal for high speed production
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Swift®therm 8011
Used for high speed spine gluing one and two shot systems
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Swift®therm 8111

  • Excellent single sheet adhesion on difficult paper stocks
  • Very good pot stability
  • Opaque white colour for good spine aesthetics
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Swift®therm 8111
Used for one and two-shot systems spine gluing for perfect binding and gluing off brochures, paperbacks, magazines, catalogues and book blocks
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Swift®therm 8444

  • Excellent roundability and round retention
  • Good melt stability
  • Very good single sheet adhesion
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Swift®therm 8444
Used for one-shot and two-shot systems spine adhesive for perfect binding and gluing off brochures, paperbacks and book blocks
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Swift®therm 8935

  • Excellent hot tack
  • Good adhesion to a wide variety of difficult substrates
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Swift®therm 8935
Used for side gluing
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

Swift®therm Advantage 8855

  • Ultra-low coatweights deliver superb milage performance
  • Secure cover adhesion on typical cover materials delivers strong publication integrity
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Swift®therm Advantage 8855
Used for high performance side gluing applications
Hot Melt | Thermoplastic

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