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 Type: Contact Adhesive, Waterborne Adhesive

Application Area: Envelope

Compatible Substrates & Surfaces: Paper

Technical Data Sheet
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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 - 6.0CLI - GPHAS
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.