Adhesives for Bookbinding

Improve your end product and streamline your processes with our adhesives. They are destined to enhancing your quality, increasing application efficiency and reducing your cost.

Adhesives for books with hardcover (also named hardback or hardbound books) and for paperback books (also named softback or softcover books), in both cases, for backs rounded and straight, also for magazines, telephone directories, catalogues:

  • Hotmelt adhesives for gluing of:
    • Sides of book spine
    • Book spines with three versions:
      • Milled spine
      • Sewing spine
      • Sewing or milled spine with posterior rounded
  • Aqueous adhesives for glued of:
    • Book spine
    • Cover entering (exterior sheet glued to cover carton)
    • Fly-leaf or blank page (folded double sheet with to stick the book with the cover)
  • Gelatines to stick de headband in book spine

Our adhesives are compatible with all machines, methods of application and production processes.

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Adhesives for bookbinding

We are specialists in elaboration of adhesives for Bookbinding Companies and Graphic Arts, where we offer solutions tailored for you.

Our adhesives are compatible with all machines, methods of application and production processes.

If you indicate to Productos Colcar SL what type of paper will be used to manufacture your book, if it’ll go or not varnished, or if it’ll have or not illustrations with a great quantity of ink without ink reserve on book spine and based on speed of customer bookbinding machine, we can recommend or suggest the best adhesive tight to those necessities for an excellent bookbinding and only paying an acceptable price. It is not necessary to use the adhesive of greater range for a standard paper, without varnishing and without great exigencies. We can help you in the adjustment of the parameters of adhesive application if you request it.

Requisites for bookbinding hot-melt adhesives:

  • High heat resistance

  • Good penetration
  • Flexibility to have a perfect lay-flat
  • Excellent bonding in all kind of publications
  • Low odour and low emissions
  • Adhesive layer without fish-eyes effects or air bubbles (without surface defect in general)

  • High pull strength of book sheets

Requisites for bookbinding aqueous adhesives:

  • Good penetration

  • Flexibility
  • Excellent bonding in all kind of publications
  • Not foam and low surface tension

  • Adhesive layer without fish-eyes effects (without surface defects in general)
  • Easy cleaning
  • Good adhesion on treated polypropylene and polyethylene
  • High pull strength of book sheets

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