Outdated adhesive equipment can lead to downtime and missed production goals. Long heat times and plugging are common issues that arise over time. Charring is the biggest problem with hot melt application systems and often leads to nozzle plugging. Char occurs over time from thermal and oxidative degradation, which alters the properties of the adhesive causing it to clump up.
New technologies eliminate these issues while also being more efficient, reducing costs, and freeing up labor time for more productive tasks. As always, it’s important to have a preventative maintenance program in place to extend the operational life of your equipment.
Featured Innovative Solution
Graco’s InvisiPac Tank-Free Hot Melt System is compact and easily integrates into your existing packaging lines, improving productivity and reliability.
• Cost savings of over 50% are possible with Graco’s tank-free technology by reducing the amount of adhesive used.
• Quick start up time – reaches 350 degrees in less than 10 minutes.
• Melts adhesive evenly at a consistent temperature resulting in zero char and less waste.
• Easy to use display module allows you to track production level and glue usage
With InvisiPac's tank-less technology, you’ll experience less downtime and produce more with a better seal. You’ll use far less adhesive and be able to reduce your spare parts inventory. All delivering more profit to your bottom line.
InvisiPac Hot Melt System Overview - Video
Finding the Right Adhesive System
The cost of downtime varies, but depending on the size of your facility, it can result in thousands of dollars lost per hour. Due to our expansive partnerships with adhesive product vendors, we can find the best solution for your packaging line to increase productivity and reduce downtimes. Contact our packaging specialists for more information or to set up an equipment demo.