Adecol® C-78 is a vinyl/ethylene acetate copolymer in aqueous dispersion, modified with special additives. Adhesive presents high-performance grip and initial tack with quick drying, providing great performance in automatic equipment. It is intended for side closing of paper box and bags, also used for packages labeling. Manual or automatic equipment with disk application.

Product TypeContact Adhesive

Application AreaBags

Compatible Substrates & SurfacesCardboards, Coated Surfaces, Paper, Polyethylene (PE), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

Application MethodBrush, Nozzle

Chemical FamilyEthylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA)

Technical Data Sheet

Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

Carrier
Product Type

Features & Benefits

Product Characteristics

Adhesive presents high-performance grip and initial tack with quick drying, providing great performance in automatic equipment.

Applications & Uses

Application Area
Application Method
Typical Applications

Adhesive intended for side closing of paper box and bags, also used for packages labeling. Manual or automatic equipment with disc application.

Substrates

Cardboard coated with water-based varnish, PVC and PE, with reserve are. PVC and PE films and offset paper labeling.

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.

Properties

Color
Physical Form
Appearance
While liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
FilmTransparent and flexible
Viscosity (sp 4/20 rpm, at 25°C)5,000 - 6,000mPa.sBrookfield RVT
Solids Content50.0 - 57.0%
pH (at 25°C)4.0 - 5.5

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.