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 TypeHot Melt Adhesive, Pressure Sensitive Adhesive

Application AreaContainers

Application MethodNozzle, Roller

Compatible Substrates & SurfacesGlass, Metal, Plastics

FeaturesGood Adhesion, Hot Tack Strength, Long Open Time, Long Shelf Life, Low Viscosity

Technical Data Sheet

Enhanced TDS

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 (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.