NEW…. TEC 4500 GUN

This reliable, lightweight, quick start up gun can be used for both bulk and shaped hot melts. As well as offering user comfort the gun quickly and easily applies adhesive in bead, dot or spray form. It also features a one-handed twist action lock for quick and easy loading of the glue tank. The soft closing mechanism ensures […]

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Technomelt Supra 100 Cool – The Hidden Hero

Packaging hot melt is often the unsung hero of your production process and glueing issues can very quickly lead to line stoppages, big drops in efficiency and spiraling costs. Direct Adhesives, based in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire are highly experienced in helping customers improving their usage of adhesives and their latest innovation, Technomelt Supra 100 Cool […]

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Get Crafty this Christmas with Hot Melt

Grab your hot melt glue gun and get creative.  Hot melt adhesives are perfect for craft projects at this time of year.  On the site we have a range of special glue sticks in festive colours which will help you produce perfect Christmas Decorations.  There are even glitter effect products and hot melt is ideal […]

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Direct Adhesives – Supporting New British Art

    Direct Adhesives has supported a new British artist whose latest installation uses 50,000 hot melt glue sticks as an integral part of her work. Emily Motto’s work, entitled ‘The Passing Wave’ is this year’s winner of The Clyde & Co Blank Canvas Award and covers an 18 metre long wall located in their […]

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Amazing New Hot Melt Technology….Technomelt Supra 100 Cool

Direct Adhesives are bringing creative new technology to the market with Technomelt Supra 100 Cool.  Manufactured by Henkel, the global leader in adhesive technology, Technomelt Supra 100 Cool delivers exceptional performance and operates at only 100°C, far lower than other products in use at the moment.  This gives fantastic benefits in Safety, Production Efficiency and […]

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HAPPY 18TH BIRTHDAY DIRECT ADHESIVES!

Yes, it was 18 years today, 1st April 1996 since Direct Adhesives set up! Since that first day we have grown from strength to strength and can offer our customers the most comprehensive range of adhesives of any UK supplier. Why not give us a call to see what we can GLUE for you.

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Gas refilling instructions

The GAS-TEC 300 is fitted with a gas tank holding 10 grams of butane gas. This is incorporated in the handle and capable of withstanding high gas pressure (65 BAR standard specification). It will operate for up to one hour from a full tank of gas, depending upon usage. It can be refilled in seconds […]

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Getting the best from your glue gun

To ensure the best performance from your applicator follow these tips: Before use, ALWAYS allow the applicator to warm up to operating temperature. Most applicators are ready in 5-7 minutes. Spray applicators should be allowed to heat up for at least 10 minutes. NEVER lay the applicator on it’s side. ALWAYS use the gun stand […]

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First Aid Advice for Hot Melt Burns

This information is for advice only. Please ensure you are familiar with your own first aid procedures If someone is burnt, cool the burnt area immediately with cold water for at least 10 minutes First aid for hot melt burns Cool the burnt area immediately with cold running water. A shower is useful for larger […]

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