Swift®tak 3338 is a water-based adhesive that contains synthetic polymers. It has excellent adhesion to wet substrates, regardless of whether they have been treated or not, and is resistant to ice. It is also easy to wash off. This adhesive is designed for labeling returnable glass bottles and is suitable for both paper and metallized labels. It is commonly used in high-speed labeling equipment.

Product TypeContact Adhesive, Waterborne Adhesive

Application AreaBottles

Compatible Substrates & SurfacesGlass, Metal, Paper

Application MethodBrush

Technical Data Sheet

Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Ready-to-Use Product Features
Product Characteristics

Product presents high adhesion to wet substrates, with or without treatment, ice resistance and ease of washing.

Applications & Uses

Application Area
Application Method
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Typical Applications

Adhesive developed for returnable glass bottles labeling, suitable for paper labels and metallized, application in high-speed equipment.


Returnable glass bottles, suitable for paper and metallized labels.

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.


Physical Form
Viscous liquid
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity90000mPa.sBrookfield RVT
FilmMat and rigid
Solids Content34%
pH (at 25°C)8.1

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • Europe (Excluding Russia)

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
12 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.