Hot-Melt Basis

EVA Hot-Melt

  • Attractive price-performance ratio
  • Short open and setting times
  • Proven technology
  • Excellent adhesion

APAO Hot-melt

  • Long open time
  • Versatile in use
  • Good thermal stability

PO Hot-melt

  • Extremely economical in consumption
  • Best price/performance ratio
  • Highest temperature stability
  • Improved adhesion spectrum
  • Low maintenance for applicators

Ethylene-vinyl acetate hot-melt adhesives (EVA) are characterized by good adhesive properties, even on challenging surfaces, and short open and setting times. The proven ALFAMELT® EVA hot melts have an attractive price-performance ratio and are used in numerous applications.

Amorphous Poly-Alpha-Olefin (APAO) hot-melt adhesives are particularly suitable for bonding non-polar surfaces. The long open time and excellent heat resistance allow extended application possibilities compared to conventional EVA hot-melts. The main areas of application for APAO hot-melts are in the mattress industry, the paper and packaging industry, the hygiene industry, for example as an adhesive for diapers, and in the woodworking industry. Further positive characteristics of ALFAMELT® APAO’s are moisture resistance and temperature insensitivity.

Polyolefin hot-melt adhesives (ALFANTRA®), are produced on the basis of metallocene catalysis. Best heat resistance, extended adhesion spectrum and good low-temperature flexibility are core properties of ALFANTRA® hot-melts, in addition to very low consumption. Furthermore, the excellent oxidation stability (low burning tendency) ensures reduced maintenance of the applicators.