Swift®tak 5588 is a water-based dispersion adhesive that boasts a food safe formulation, making it suitable for use in the food industry. It provides high initial tack and very good processing properties, making it ideal for high-speed applications. Additionally, it can be detected using established UV-detection systems, simplifying quality control. It is recommended for nozzle application in folding boxes.

Product Type: Contact Adhesive, Waterborne Adhesive

Application Area: Cartons, Corrugated Boxes

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces: Paper

Application Method: Nozzle

Features: Food Contact Acceptable, High Initial Tack, Wet Tack

Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Key Attributes
  • Food safe formulation
  • Very good processing
  • Suitable for high speed application
  • Detectable on the market established uv-detection systems

Applications & Uses

Application Area
Application Method
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Application Instructions
  • Apply with nozzle.
  • Application temperature: between +15°C and +25°C
  • The glue consumption is related to the character of the different materials and the bonding requirements.
  • The bonding must be tested on original materials before.
  • Cleaning Instructions: Adhesive residues can be washed off with water
Approved Substrates

Paper and cardboard materials. Also suitable for use on a wide range of coated materials.

Typical Applications

Folding boxes adhesive for nozzle application


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Viscosity (20rpm, at 20°C)approx. 1050mPa.sBrookfield RVT2
Solids Contentapprox. 51%-
Density (at 20°C)approx. 1.05g/cm³-

Packaging & Availability

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

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
6 Months
Storage Information

Product storable in closed container between +5°C and +35°C and damaged by cold.