Product News: Adhesives & Sealants
Hot Melt Adhesive bonds carpet tack strips.
Press Release Summary:
May 22, 2009 - Suitable for use with HB 220 Hot Melt Glue Gun, Series UX 8012 creates non-toxic bond between carpet tack or metal clips and finished concrete, fiber cement backer, or wood before stretching carpet over floor. One inch glue strip is used for each 4 ft of carpet tack or metal strip. With open time of 40 sec, adhesive must be applied at 390°F to achieve max bond strength. Product dries firm but has rubber like quality that prevents brittleness.
Original Press Release
Hot Melt Adhesive from Pam Fastening Technology Offers a Faster and More Economical Way to Bond Carpet Tack Strips
Press release date: March 1, 2009
The UX8012 Hot Melt Adhesive must be applied at 390ºF to achieve its maximum bond strength with an open time of 40 seconds. The adhesive is a perfect companion for PAM's 220 Watt Model HB 220 Glue Gun withits adjustable temperature range and pre-set temperature at 392ºF. "The equipment required is minimal and the installation process simple and quick," noted PAM Fastening. The Model HB220 comes with a 3 mm diameter nozzle. Ideally, at a minimum, one stick of PAM's UX8012 1-inch glue strip should be used for each 4 ft of carpet tack or metal strip. The glue gun's advanced, adjustable trigger mechanism conforms to the users hand to assure a comfortable grip and minimize fatigue. An integrated on/off switch is included for safety. By controlling the exact amount of adhesive placed over the tack or metal strips, the carpet installer controls the flow and application to assure little wastage. Process to Apply Detailed Applying the adhesive using PAM's HB220 Glue Gun is easy and requires little or no training.
With over 25-years of experience, PAM Fastening is a leader in autofeed screw gun system technologies with corporate and research offices located in Charlotte, N.C. and Bremen,Germany. PAM's tools are used in a variety of industries including home construction and remodeling, cabinet and furniture assembly, manufactured housing and industrial packaging. The company also has a broad line of frame assembly equipment and accessories for the framing and hobby industries. For more information, contact PAM Fastening at 2120 Gateway Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28208, telephone: 704-394-3141, fax: 704-394-9339, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The company's corporate website address is www.pamfast.com.