Swift®melt 1838 is a water-based dispersion adhesive that is free of phthalates and benzoates, making it a safe choice for use in manufacturing processes. It provides high initial tack and very good processing properties, making it suitable for high-speed applications. Additionally, it contains a UV detection agent, simplifying quality control.

Product Type: Double Sided Tape, Hot Melt Adhesive

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces: Aluminum, Metal, Paper, Plastics, Polystyrene (PS)

Application Method: Roll Coater, Slot-Die

Chemical Family: Synthetic Rubbers

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • Transparent, clear film
  • Good balance between adhesion and cohesion

Applications & Uses

Application Method
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Approved Substrates

Various materials like

  • Films
  • Plastic articles
  • Foamed polystirene
  • Aluminum
  • Paper
  • Kraft and corrugated board
Typical Applications

Ideal performance on double-sided tape applications in the packaging industry. Also suitable for secure closing of e-commerce packaging with different types of paper and corrugated board.

Application Instructions

Apply by slot die or roller coating at 150°C - 180°C.


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity (at 175°C)approx. 9500mPa.sASTM D 3236-88, Brookfield
Softening Point (Ring and Ball)approx. 100°CASTM E28-99

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Europe (Excluding Russia)

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
12 Months
Storage Information

In original sealed packaging protected from sun, dust, moisture and high temperatures in clean and dry conditions.