GLUE DOTS™ are pressure sensitive patterns of adhesive that can be applied almost anywhere, making them a smart solution for Print, Packaging and Assembly applications. They keep items aligned and secured by forming a strong instant bond to nearly any surface in most environments. Invisible Solution. Visible Results.
What Are Glue Dots?
Glue Dots are a pre-extruded hot melt adhesive which is applied to a silicone release film for ease of removal. Applied cold preventing burns, removable clear Sticky Dots are clean, instant, permanent or temporary bonding solution to most common surfaces and are often a preferred alternative to hot glues, liquid glues and tapes, especially in schools. Glue Dots leave no mess, residue, acid and odour free and are easy and simple to apply.
Why have different tack levels for glue dots?
Glue Dots are used for many applications and come in three tack levels and three profiles options, there is a Glue Dot adhesive for every application. In most applications Low and High Tack Glue Dots are considered removable / temporary bonding. Depending upon the substrates used, High Tack Glue Dots can be removable or permanent. In most cases Super High Tack Glue Dots creates a permanent instant bond.
Low Tack Glue Dots are commonly used for attaching a business / credit card to a letter creating a temporary removable bond.
High Tack Glue Dots are used for securing heavier items such as a CD to a Magazine that needs to hold in place but be removable.
Super High Tack Glue Dots – Permanent Glue Dots™ will create a permanent strong bond between most surfaces. Once stuck will not move.
What glue is used to stick credit cards/membership cards to letters?
Low Tack, Clear Removable Glue Dots™ primarily designed for bonding a credit/membership cards and lightweight items to a letter. For heavier items such as sticking a memory stick or CD to a magazine use High Tack glue dots.
Where would you use glue dots?
There are Glue Dot adhesive for every application. Examples included point of purchase display assembly, adhering matting in picture frames, card making, gift wrapping, sealing and re-sealing (pop opens) food & beverage cartons, building (gluing) pocket/presentation folders, make a non-adhesive product - adhesive, assembling sample/pattern books, securing items prior to shrink-wrapping, sign & display manufacturing, securing items within clamshells, joining sheeting, films, liners, papers etc, mounting lightweight trims and assembling gift hampers.
Can glue dots be used at schools?
Glue Dots Adhesives are the New Way to Glue around the classroom! Teachers love Glue Dots because they're safe, non-toxic, mess free, and require no heat or dry time. Sticky Dots stick to just about anything, so they can be used for everyday classroom tasks such as arts and crafts, science projects, decorating the classroom, and more! Acid Free, Non-Toxic.
Can you get customised glue dots?
Yes, we are more than a glue dot, we can custom adhesive sizes, formulas, and configurations including Glue Squares™ which form a clean, instant bond and will stick to almost any surface. Quick and easy to apply, leave no mess, no residue and no odour making. Three standard tack levels and three profiles to choose from, there is a Glue Squares™ adhesive for every packaging, printing, point of sale, product assembly, manufacturing project.
Is there a continuous pattern of dots on a roll?
Yes, MatrX™ adhesives are more than just a dot. MatrX™ is a continuous pattern of pressure sensitive adhesive micro dots. Available in Permanent or Removeable and are versatile and ideal for countless projects, such as point of sale display assembly, adhering matting in picture frames, sealing and re-sealing food & beverage cartons, assembling sample / pattern books, sign & display manufacturing, joining sheeting, films, liners, papers.
Can I use glue dots of resealing or re-gluing "pop open" cartons?
Yes, packaging repairs made easy with QuikDot Pro adhesives applied via a pressure sensitive adhesive applicator designed to reseal paper, board and corrugate packaging that has been damaged or where the original adhesive has failed. QDP7100 designed for flush sealing of lightweight boards and QDP8100 resealing heavier boards with a high spring memory.
Is there a handy glue dots dispenser for making handmade gifts and personalised Christmas cards?
Dot & Go handy glue dot applicators, 200 dots in either Permanent or Removable options for bonding driftwood, fabrics, shells, paper, card, cork, buttons, string, foil, tin cans, bottle tops, plastics, cork, ribbons or board. Glue dots are very versatile, easy to apply and with no mess. Handmade and crafts markets encompasses a vast range of creative ideas, challenging materials and we have the sticking power!
Why buy from gluegunsdirect.com?
With over 40 years of gluing knowledge and experience we are challenged on a daily basis to find the answer to various adhesive problems and new applications. You will be amazed at what we have been asked to bond and the majority of the time we have surprised ourselves by providing the answer to some very difficult adhesive problems. Gluegunsdirect.com offer a comprehensive range of market leading adhesives technologies, technical support and training, UK stock holding across three warehouses and delivery when the customer needs it. We are the complete adhesive package!
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Glue Dots International is the company behind the invention of the pressure sensitive adhesive known as Glue Dots™.
Glue Dots™ form a clean, instant bond and will stick to almost any surface. Quick and easy to apply, Glue Dots leave no mess, no residue and no odour making them cleaner than double sided tape and liquid glues and safer than hot melt adhesives. With four standard tack levels and three profiles to choose from, there is a Glue Dots adhesive for every packaging, printing or manufacturing project. Custom adhesive sizes, formulas, and configurations are also available.