H.B. Fuller PWE-4000

H.B. Fuller PWE-4000 is a water-based adhesive that is specially formulated to provide superior performance and reliability in envelope manufacturing applications. This adhesive offers a number of key features, including clean machining, fast rewet, and tabbing resistance, making it an ideal choice for demanding envelope production environments.

Product TypeContact Adhesive, Waterborne Adhesive

Application AreaEnvelope

Compatible Substrates & SurfacesPaper

Technical Data Sheet

Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Ready-to-Use Product Features
Product Characteristics
  • Clean machining
  • Fast rewet
  • Tabbing resistant

Applications & Uses

Application Area
Compatible Substrates & Surfaces
Typical Applications

Envelope Front Gum.

Suitable Substrates

Paper and Paperboard.

Application Instructions

High performance for envelope front gum applications.


Physical Form
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Solids Content (Non volatiles)65.5 - 70.5%
pH4.0 - 6.0
Viscosity (Sp4, 20rpm, at 85°F)3,000 - 4,000cPs

Safety & Health

Safety Information

Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Product will irritate eyes if contact occurs. Skin irritation is possible on prolonged or repeated contact.

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • North America

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
90 Days
Storage Conditions

For best performance, the product should be stored and used at +65/+85°F. Do not freeze. Ship and store at temperatures above +40°F. Shelf life is 90-days in closed containers.