Adecol® C-394 is a vinyl/ethylene acetate copolymer in aqueous dispersion with special additives. It has high grip, initial tack, and fast drying, making it perfect for optimal machinability. This adhesive is used in the side closure of cardboard boxes, manually or through high-speed machines with disk systems.

Product TypeContact Adhesive

Application AreaCardboard Boxes

Compatible Substrates & SurfacesCardboards, Polyethylene (PE), Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Application MethodBrush, Roller

Chemical FamilyEthylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)

FeaturesExcellent Performance, Fast Drying, Good Initial Tack, Good Machinability

Technical Data Sheet

Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

Product Type

Features & Benefits

Product Characteristics

Adhesive with high performance in grip, initial tack and fast drying, providing optimal machinability.

Applications & Uses

Application Area
Application Method
Typical Applications

Adhesive used on side closure of cardboard boxes, manual application or high-speed machine with disc system.


Duplex and triplex cards and cardboards, with water-based and offset varnish and PE, PET, PVC films.

Application Instructions

Surfaces must be free of dust, grease or oil. For manual gluing, be careful to keep the brush in water after use, thus avoiding dryness and supposed lumps for the gluing area. The application must be verified for each specific case according to the following factors: Characteristics of the substrates, equipment, speed, amount of adhesive and the ambient temperature must be above 15° C.


Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity (sp 5/20 rpm, at 25°C)6,000 - 8,000mPa.sBrookfield RVT
FilmTransparent and flexible
pH (at 25°C)4.5 - 6.5
Solids Content56.0 - 62.0%

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Latin America

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
6 Months
Storage Conditions

In the original packaging, well closed and protected from the sun, dust, humidity and high temperatures. Clean and dry place, temperature between 5 ° C and 35 ° C is advisable.