Swift®therm 8078 is a low temperature hot melt formulated to run well at significantly lower-than-conventional application temperatures. It provides good penetration and adhesion to a variety of body and cover stocks such as those with heavy ink or varnish. This grade exhibits good film properties and flexibility.

Product TypeHot Melt Adhesive

Compatible Substrates & SurfacesPaper

Application MethodWheel

FeaturesExcellent Flexibility, Excellent Substrate Adhesion, Good Film Properties, Good Penetration, Long Shelf Life

Technical Data Sheet

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Applications & Uses

Application Method
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Application Instructions
  • Suggested application temperature: 250°F
  • Suggested application method: Wheel
  • Cleaning Instructions: Consult the equipment manufacturer for cleanup procedures. After clean-up, flush the applicator thoroughly with hot melt to purge the system.
Approved Substrates

Variety of body and cover paper stocks used in perfect binding books

Properties

Color
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Open TimeShort
Viscosity (at 250°F)4900 - 6300cPs

Safety & Health

Safety Precautions
  • To minimize the risk of burns, we recommend the use of eye protection and protective clothing when working near a hot melt applicator.
  • To minimize the risk of flammable vapors, do not exceed a melt temperature above 400°F.
  • Prevent the build-up of vapors. Extinguish all sources of ignition during hot melt use.

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
730 Days
Storage Information

Store in clean and dry conditions below 120°F.