H.B. Fuller HL5500

H.B. Fuller HL5500 is a reactive hot melt adhesive that belongs to the category of reactive chemistry. It is specifically designed for use as a primary sealant in Intercept applications, particularly for windows. The adhesive offers extremely low moisture vapor and insulating gas transmission rates. It exhibits good adhesion to glass and spacers, ensuring reliable performance. Additionally, it meets the ASTM E2190 and CGSB 12 8 standards, further emphasizing its quality and suitability for the intended applications.

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces: Glass

Features: Good Adhesion, Good Green Strength, Low Application Temperature, Low Insulating Gas Transmission Rates, Low Moisture Vapor Transmission

Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Features and Benefits

H.B. Fuller’s Integrated Intercept® Solutions are state-of-the-art window sealants designed to help you simplify your materials acquisition process and enable you to create the ideal combination of price point and quality requirements for your end product.

Features and benefits of Integrated Intercept® Solutions include:

  • Your choice of a quality desiccated matrix with a quality butyl or curable one-component sealant
  • Quick, seamless integration with the Intercept Spacer system and GED production lines
  • Packaged solutions that have been exhaustively field tested, optimized for maximum productivity with Intercept® assembly lines, and proven effective
  • Desiccated matrix that provides adsorption of moisture and volatile organic components within the insulating glass unit (IGU)
  • Single-component sealants that adhere strongly with both the glass and spacer, and create a durable seal
Manufacturing Advantages
  • Hot melt butyl: The industry’s best value, delivering the highest possible quality for the price.
  • Reactive hot melt: Integrate one-part curable sealant options for optimum performance in extreme climates and the lowest MVTR in its class.
  • Polyurethane hybrid sealant: Integrates a low application temperature, chemically curing sealant for a stronger bond, low MVTR and exceptional green strength.
  • Supply your assembly line with the original desiccated matrix certified for use with the Intercept® system. Our matrix products continue to provide quality in the field today, with a trouble-free service record that’s unmatched in the fenestration industry. Our Intercept® matrix solutions give you multiple application temperature and performance options, where others limit your production process choices.
  • All H.B. Fuller sealants and matrix options are tested and approved, offering excellent adhesion to all variants of Intercept® spacer including BlackLine and ULTRA.
  • At H.B. Fuller, we’re working to ensure that the window adhesives and sealants that we manufacture are the most innovative, dependable products available today. We are relentless in our pursuit of the next solution for the fenestration industry, and are committed to being a worldwide leader in insulating glass and window solutions.

Applications & Uses

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Cure Method

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • North America