Gluing Traditionally, glues used in packaging are divided into three main types, solvent- based systems, water-based systems and hot melts. Because of environmental regulations and safety issues, however, there has been increasing pressure to limit the use of solvent-based systems. The glue to be selected for each individual case depends, among other things, on the
Authors & references
Dr. Johanna Lahti, Tampere University
Based on: Lahti, J., Hatanpää, I. and Lahtinen, K. Converting of fibre based packaging materials (Chapter 8). In: Kuusipalo, J. (ed), Paper and Paperboard Converting, (Book 12), Papermaking Science and Technology. 2nd edition. Jyväskylä, 2008, Finnish Paper Engineers’ Association/Paperi ja Puu Oy. pp. 186 – 208. More literature references can also be found in this chapter.
Lahtinen, K., Nevalainen, K., 2005. Gluing of Fiber Based Food Packaging Materials. Tampere University of Technology, Tampere.
Finnilä, M., 2004. Liimakoulutus, National Starch, Espoo (in Finnish).
Joukio, R., Mansikkamäki, S., 1998. Cartonboard package manufacturing and applications. In Savolainen, A. (ed.), Paper and Paperboard Converting, Book 12, Fapet Oy, pp.214-241. ISBN 952-5216-00-4 ISBN 952-5216-12-8.
Anon., 1989. Guide to carton production, British Carton Assoc., London, 47 p.
Our site uses functional cookies. Functional cookies are cookies that ensure the proper functioning of the Website (e.g. cookies for login or registration, language preferences) and their installation does not require your permission.