Clarity® 4164 is a hot melt adhesive that has been developed to label all types of containers (glass, metal, and plastic) with pre-cut paper labels. It can offer strong fiber tearing of paper labels on warm and cold containers (down to +4°C storage).

Product Type: Hot Melt Adhesive, Pressure Sensitive Adhesive, Semi-pressure Sensitive Adhesive

Application Area: Can Labeling, Container Labeling, Containers

Application Method: Nozzle, Roller

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces: BOPP Film, Glass, Metal, Paper, Plastics

Features: Char-free, Easy To Clean, Excellent Machinability, Good Adhesion, Good Initial Tack, Good Machinability, Good Thermal Stability, High Performance, High Viscosity, Hot Tack Strength, Light Color, Long Open Time, Long Shelf Life, Low Maintenance Cost, Low Odor, Low Viscosity, Minimizes Downtime, Neutralizes Odor, No Smoke Generation

Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Application Area
Application Method
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Typical Applications

This adhesive has been developed to label all types of containers (glass, metal and plastic) with pre-cut paper labels.

Suitable Substrates

Containers to label with pre-cut paper labels.

Application Instructions
  • Apply by roller, nozzle and other application systems.
  • Application temperature: 140°C – 170°C
  • Open time: very long (semi-PSA)
  • This adhesive can be processed at speeds from 10 000 up to 60 000 containers per hour.
  • It is important to ensure that the desired level of adhesion is obtained on all used substrates, including long term tests.


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
FilmElastic, slight surface tacky--
Viscosity (RV, Sp27, at 120°C)approx. 2600mPa.sASTM D 3236-88, Brookfield
Softening Point (Ring and Ball)approx. 81°CASTM E28-99
Viscosity (RV, Sp27, at 175°C)approx. 320mPa.sASTM D 3236-88, Brookfield
Density (at 23°C)approx. 0.98g/cm³-
Viscosity (RV, Sp27, at 150°C)approx. 800mPa.sASTM D 3236-88, Brookfield

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Europe (Excluding Russia)
  • India
  • Middle East

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
24 Months
Storage Conditions

In original sealed packaging protected from sun, dust, moisture and elevated temperatures. The adhesive performance is not impacted by a slight oily, sticky surface of the ZeroPack® format.