Adecol® C-550 is an aqueous dispersion of a polyvinyl acetate homopolymer that has been modified with special additives. It has good fluidity and fast initial tack, making it ideal for high-speed machines. This adhesive is commonly used for side closure of boxes and can be applied using a nozzle system in an automatic machine.

Product Type: Contact Adhesive

Application Method: Brush, Nozzle

Chemical Family: Polyvinyl Acetates (PVA)

Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Ready-to-Use Product Features
Product Characteristics

Adhesive features good fluidity and fast initial tack, providing good performance on high-speed machines.

Applications & Uses

Application Method
Typical Applications

Indicated for side closure boxes, application by nozzle system in automatic machine.


Box of cellulosic material without treatment or with reserve area.

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
While liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
FilmColorless, transparent and flexible--
Viscosity (sp 3/20 rpm, at 25°C)1,500 - 2,000mPa.sBrookfield RVT
Solids Content43.0 - 48.0%-
pH (at 25°C)4.0 - 5.0--

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.