Rakoll® HM 2333 is a fast-setting thermoplastic hot melt adhesive with excellent heat resistance and good flexibility at low temperatures. It is also a hydrophobic material with good water resistance and can adhere well to low-energy substrates like plastic. Moreover, it doesn't stick to most decorative cabinetry finishes.

Product Type: Hot Melt Adhesive

Application Area: Cabinetry, Furniture, Woodwork

Features: Fast Setting, Good Adhesion, Good Green Strength, Heat Resistance, High Flexibility, Low Application Temperature, Low Energy Consumption, Water Resistant

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Identification & Functionality

Features & Benefits

Ready-to-Use Product Features
Product Benefits
  • Lower application temperature (325ºF - 335ºF) compared to
  • polyamide hot melt (375ºF - 425ºF)
  • Higher green strength compared to polyolefin hot melts
  • Faster set time compared to polyolefin
  • Better heat resistance compared to EVA hot melts
  • Better low temperature flexibility compared to typical polyamides
  • Meets and exceeds Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA)
  • cabinetry adhesive test standards
  • Tougher than typical polyamides

Applications & Uses


Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Bead to Molten193.0°F-
Transition Temperature260.0°F-
Open Time12.0s-
Set Time15.0s-
Mettler Soft Point302.0°F-
Ultimate Stress429.0psi-
Peel Adhesion Failure Temperature184.0°F-
Shear Adhesion Failure Temperature255.0°F-

Technical Details & Test Data

Viscosity Curve

Rakoll® HM 2333 - Viscosity Curve

Storage & Handling

Storage Condition

Store material in original unopened packaging at temperatures between 4°C and 32°C. Shelf life is two years minimum when stored as recommended.