The full package of services From start to End-of-Line

Take the next step with us! Productivity needs to be pursued to the end. High efficiency and a permanent superior quality can only be achieved with perfectly adapted processes. Therefore, Jowat supports the entire value chain of customers in the packaging industry. We supply innovative adhesive solutions for perfect results in End-of-Line processes. Due to high yield and clean processing, they already facilitate reliable bonds with low application amounts and minimise maintenance and downtimes.

This saves resources in your bonding process. In addition, special hot melt adhesives from Jowat make recyclable bonds possible. Low processing temperatures reduce your energy consumption, and the Jowatherm® GROW range of bio-based hot melts facilitates environmentally sound bonding.

Coupled with our products, we will also support you with a comprehensive service in line with your needs. Whether demanding food contact requirements, ambitious sustainability goals, or “only” greater process efficiency – we will help you meet your individual objectives. From the first advisory service, to the joint implementation and application of the adhesive, and to quality assurance in the manufacturing process.

 

Intro

Powerful hot melt adhesives for bonding cartons, trays and folding boxes on packaging machines

  • Reduced maintenance, downtimes and total costs
  • Bio-based hot melt adhesives: Particularly resource-efficient and recyclable
  • Pure hot melts: Tested for mineral oil contamination (MOSH & MOAH)
  • Clean processing and high yield

Food safety

Food safety plays an major role in packaging processes. About every second packaging manufactured around the globe comes into contact with food. Compliance with food contact regulations also depends on the adhesive. Jowat provides optimum solutions consisting of tailor-made PO hot melt adhesives and a competent advisory service to meet the high requirements.
Since the enterprise’s early years, food safety has always been a key priority in the development of Jowat adhesives. From choosing raw materials, to meeting regulatory guidelines and supporting customers in matters related to food contact regulations. Many PO hot melt adhesives from the Jowat-Toptherm® series and EVA hot melt adhesives from the Jowatherm® series are approved for food packaging according to strict legal requirements.

The powerful adhesives have been established in demanding packaging processes around the world for many years due to characteristics which are adapted optimally to these applications – short setting times, a sharp cut-off, high yield, and clean processing. To achieve odourless adhesives, Jowat uses only raw materials of superior quality in the formulation of the PO hot melt adhesives, which are used for instance to wrap sweets or chocolate. To support processors in their compliance effort, the adhesives specialist also provides results from MOSH/MOAH tests and NIAS analyses in which the adhesive has been tested for non-intentionally added substances.

 

Jowat as partner

Your partner in bonding

Bonding is the most efficient assembly method and therefore a global growth market. The Jowat Group as medium-sized, family-owned enterprise is one of the top adhesive manufacturers around the world.

Tradition and experience from 100 years of corporate development allow us to act as leading company in technologies and innovations, in numerous markets and application areas. This ranking as innovative leader is made possible by the commitment and competence of our employees, the adhesive experts who always find the perfect solution for our customers.

 
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Service

Service unites.

Adhesives for industrial applications cannot be purchased off the shelf. They are based on a deep understanding of the application, attention to the detail in the development of the suitable formulation and highest demands for durability of the end product. Our complete service provides real added value to our customers.

From the first advisory, to the joint implementation and application of the adhesive, and to the quality assurance in the manufacturing process. Our adhesives and our support service are both tailor-made. Because we are convinced that this is the only way to create sustainable bonds. Whether human or technological, today and in the future.

 
 

Products

Product overview

Best all-rounder Very good adhesion Very high heat resistance Excellent tear-off at nozzle Renewable raw materials
Jowat-Toptherm® 256.10 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.00 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.65 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.91 Jowat-Toptherm® 850.00
Jowat-Toptherm® 256.10 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.00 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.65 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.91 Jowat-Toptherm® 850.00
Viscosity at 160 ºC [mPas] approx. 1,100 approx. 1,500 approx. 1,600 approx. 650 approx. 1,100
Processing temperature [ºC] 140 – 180 140 – 170 140 – 180 130 – 160 160 – 180
Open time [s] 3 – 5 3 – 5 4 – 6 3 – 5 4 – 6
Setting time very short short very short very short very short
Softening point ring & ball [°C] approx. 110 approx. 110 approx. 115 approx. 110 approx. 125
Jowat-Toptherm® 256.10 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.00 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.65 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.91 Jowat-Toptherm® 850.00
Low temperatures ++(+) +++ + - ++
High temperatures ++(+) ++ +++ ++(+) +++
Difficult surfaces ++(+) +++ + - ++
Adhesive tear-off ++(+) + ++ +++ ++
Thermal stability +++ +++ +++ +++ ++(+)
Dispensing +++ +++ +++ +++ +++
Approved for food contact according to EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105
EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105
EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105
EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105
EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105

+++ excellent   ++ very good   + good

The table shows a selection of our PO hot melt adhesives from the Jowat-Toptherm® product series for bonding cartons, trays and folding boxes. The technical data, characteristics and field of application provided in the table outline the differences between the individual adhesives of the product portfolio. Our Application Technology Department and our Sales Representatives are on hand to provide advice and find the best adhesive for your particular application.

Note: The information given in this leaflet is based on practical experience and on results of tests in our laboratory, and does in no way constitute any guarantee of properties. In light of the huge diversity of materials and the fact that we have no influence either on the substrates or on the process, no liability may be derived from these indications nor from the recommendations made by our free technical advisory service. Customer trials are absolutely necessary. Before processing, please request the corresponding data sheet and comply with the indications in it!

 
 

News

News

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Are you a solution partner and interested in a cooperation with Jowat? Please contact:

Tim Görder

Global Director Solution Partner Support

Andreas Weymann

Product Manager
 

Solution partners

Solution partners

Jowat cooperates closely with leading engineering companies specialised in application technology, mechanical and plant engineering, as well as with substrate manufacturers.

Contact

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Then don’t hesitate to contact us or directly request your individual bonding process analysis!

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