Acucote Adhesive Selection

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High Performance Permanent AdhesivesSpecial PerformanceRemovable, ResealableCold Temperature/FreezerMulti-purpose PermanentPharmaceutical, Tight MandrelTextile

High Performance Permanent Adhesives*

Adhesive Product Description Minimum Application Temperature Service Temperature Range
AC90 High-performance acrylic. UL-969 indoor/outdoor recognized on certain facestocks. Latex free. +20F -40F-+300F
OL1 Clear acrylic with excellent wet-out characteristics, good UV stability and high performance when used in overlaminate applications. Latex free. +20F -20F-+250F
DG50 High-performance acrylic with excellent quick-stick and aggressive adhesion. Latex free. +20F -40F-+250F
P2000 Very aggressive rubber-resin with excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates. +20F -20F-+220F
SP111 Aggressive permanent acrylic designed for hard-to-label surfaces. Latex free. +40F -20F-+140F
TL1 Rubber-resin formulated for excellent adhesion to most tires. End use must be specified in order to assign coat weights. +32F -20F-+160F
P50 Aggressive acrylic with exceptional durability, die cutting and stripping capabilities. Latex free. +20F -30F-+250F
BL6400 Rubber-resin designed for demanding industrial grade applications. +35F -20F-+220F

Special Performance*

Adhesive Product Description Minimum Application Temperature Service Temperature Range
SA780 Specifically designed for custom void applications. This tackified acrylic has excellent adhesion and shear properties. Latex free. +20F -30F – +200F
SA200 Aggressive, water-based, rubber-resin permanent adhesive with excellent adhesion to a variety of substrates. +20F -30F – +220F
DFC Direct food contact rubber-resin with strong initial tack that leads to high, ultimate adhesion. 21CFR175.125 Paragraph B. +30F -10F – +220F
P65 Tackified acrylic formulated to provide an aggressive adhesion to a variety of surfaces.Compliant with California Proposition 65. +10F -20F – +220F
Skin Pro Proprietary acrylic designed for skin contact. Non-irritant under OECD Guideline 404 and a “non-skin irritant” under FHSA16 CFR1500.3(c)(4). Latex free. +40F -20F – +140F
WL5000 Permanent acrylic with lasting performance in an ice bath. Removable with warm water (removability will vary depending on water temperature). Latex free. +20F -20F – +140F
BA702 Tackified acrylic for paper-to-paper labeling applications. Meets requirements for environmentally benign adhesives. Latex free. +35F  -20F – +220F
EF701 Environmentally benign and recycling compatible acrylic. Complies with TLMI LRP2 and TLMI EBA SPEC 1. Latex free. +30F -20F – +220F
GPX Opaque White White, opacity-enhancing, tinted water-based, permanent acrylic with high tack and moderate adhesion to both high and low energy surfaces. Latex free. +20F -20F – +200F
RE10 Blockout Black, opaque, water-based general purpose removable acrylic with clean removability from low energy surfaces. Latex free. +40F +20F – +200F
GPX Blockout Black water-based, permanent acrylic with high tack and moderate adhesion to both high and low energy surfaces. Latex free. +20F -20F – +200F
CP1 Permanent, rubber-resin emulsion that meets the requirements of DIN CERTCO and BPI for biodegradability and compostability. Adhesive complies with ASTM D6400. +20F -20F – +250F

Removable, Resealable*

Adhesive Product Description Minimum Application Temperature Service Temperature Range
RE10 General purpose removable acrylic. Provides clean removability from low energy surfaces. Latex free. +40F +20F – +200F
RE1000 Ultra-removable acrylic suitable for paper or film facestocks. Latex free. +40F +20F – +200F
MS1000 Microsphere adhesive. Available on limited facestocks. Latex free. +40F +40F – +120F
RC33 General purpose removable acrylic that offers resealability with certain face/surface combinations. Latex free. +40F +40F – +200F
UR7 Water-based acrylic specifically for vinyl applications. Provides excellent peel adhesion stability over extended time periods. +40F +40F – +150F

Cold Temperature/Freezer*

Adhesive Product Description Minimum Application Temperature Service Temperature Range
AT4505 Permanent all-temperature acrylic. Latex free. -20F -30F – +200F
CT3 Permanent, freezer grade acrylic for both paper and film facestocks. Latex free. -30F -50F – +125F
42FRX Rubber-resin permanent for freezer applications. Excellent on moist or damp substrates – including waxed or recycled corrugates. +10F -20F – +300F

Multi-purpose Permanent*

Adhesive Product Description Minimum Application Temperature Service Temperature Range
21P General purpose acrylic formulated for a variety of end uses with film facestocks. Latex free. +35F -65F – +200F
30P General purpose rubber-resin. Especially good on low energy surfaces. +35F -20F – +220F
SX78 Proprietary tackified acrylic. Has a unique formulation that provides better converting and reduces cold-flow issues typical of tackified adhesives. Latex free. +20F -30F – +200F
GPX General purpose acrylic that provides good adhesion to a variety of surfaces with paper or film facestocks. Latex free. +20F -20F – +200F
20P General purpose acrylic that dispenses well in high-speed labeling applications. Latex free. +35F -65F – +200F

Pharmaceutical, Tight Mandrel*

Adhesive Product Description Minimum Application Temperature Service Temperature Range
31PB Tackified acrylic with excellent small radius labeling ability: glove friendly. Latex free. +40F -30F – +200F
60SP Pharmaceutical grade, permanent acrylic. Latex free. +25F -18F – +135F

Textile

Adhesive Product Description Minimum Application Temperature Service Temperature Range
TA1000 Water-based acrylic. Excellent machineability when die cutting, stripping and dispensing. +40F -65F – +200F
TA1001 Water-based acrylic. More aggressive formulation than TA-1000. Excellent machineability when die cutting, stripping and dispensing. +35F -65F – +200F
SE Water-based acrylic. Formulated to provide an aggressive immediate adhesion to a variety of surfaces. Ideal for soil resistant, hard-to-stick to and/or wrinkle-free fabrics. +30F -60F – +160F

*CONEG and 21 CFR 175.105 compliant.

The adhesive information provided is intended for general reference only and is based on data provided by commercial suppliers that is believed to be in good faith and accurate. Thorough end-use testing under appropriate environmental conditions should occur to ensure that all application requirements are met. Acucote does not guarantee satisfactory results in any application from reliance on this information and assumes no liability for any loss or damage arising out of its use.

Adhesives was last modified: June 21st, 2017 by Melissa Walsh