Bookbinding

At Apollo Adhesive Solutions, we produce hot-melt adhesives that provide outstanding spine-gluing, side-gluing, end-gluing, casing-in and tip-in applications. Our bookbinding adhesives give superior page pull-strength and assured bonding. When high-performing cost-efficient binding is essential, manufacturers from the bookbinding industry can depend on Apollo Bookbinding Adhesives. Our innovative product range delivers excellent quality with low application temperatures and increased working safety for operators.

Bookbinding (A1072) – Reactive Hot-Melt Adhesive
Apollo Bookbinding (A1072) is a single-component reactive hot-melt adhesive suitable for a range of bookbinding applications. It is specially formulated to give a relatively low-melt viscosity and a medium open-time, making it an ideal solution for spine and end-gluing in soft and hard-backed books. It is also suitable for ‘perfect-binding’, ‘Otabind’ and cased-in book blocks. Apollo Bookbinding (A1072) is designed to be applied by ‘wheel in pot’ or ‘slot’ applicators.

Bookbinding (A1278) – Reactive Hot-Melt Adhesive
Apollo Bookbinding (A1278) is a single-component reactive hot-melt adhesive suitable for a range of bookbinding applications. It is specially formulated to give a relatively low-melt viscosity and a medium open-time, making it an ideal solution for spine and end-gluing in soft and hard-backed books. This specialist adhesive gives good uncured strength or green-bond, which allows for further processes, such as in-line trimming and inserts to be carried out. Apollo Bookbinding (A1278) is designed to be applied by ‘wheel in pot’ or ‘slot’ applicators.

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