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Application Profile

Market: Custom Cabinet

Application Description: Reinforcing cabinet base and drawer bottoms.

Application Method

PRODUCT

3MScotch-Weld Hot Melt Applicators

3MScotch-Weld

Hot Melt Adhesives

Key Application Requirements

3762-LM or 3792-LM

Reinforcing, vibration control, strength.

Product Replaced

Mechanical fasteners.

Benefits/Advantages To Customer

Easy to use: No mechanical fasteners. Bonds corner blocks, supports “V” grooves and reinforces cabinets and drawer bottoms during the assembly of wood cabinets.

Strength: Provides strong bond for holding corner blocks in place.

Speed: Fast set-up helps minimize fixturing time.

Low temperature requirements: 3MScotch-Weld Hot Melt Adhesives 3762-LM and 3792-LM are applied at 265°F (129°C), which helps minimize damage to heat-sensitive surfaces while maintaining the performance you expect from conventional hot melt adhesives.

Many uses: Bonds wood, wood-like products and plastics without damaging the substrate.

3M Industrial and

Transportation Business

3MScotch-Weld Hot Melt Applicators

Hot Melt Applicators

Weight

Output

Adhesive

 

 

(pounds/hr)

Type

Size

 

 

 

 

 

PG LT

10.0 oz.

2.6

LM TC

5/8" x 2"

PG LT with QuadrackConverter

13.8 oz.

2.6

LM Q

5/8" x 8"

PG LT with Speedloader

4.3 lbs.

6.0

LM PG

1" x 3"

 

 

 

 

 

3MScotch-Weld Hot Melt Adhesive Product Information

Product

Features and Application Ideas

Sizes

Heat

Bonding

(color)

 

Available

Resistance

Range 1/8"

 

 

 

(ºF/ºC)

Bead (sec)

 

 

 

 

 

3762LM

Excellent “hot tack,” fast setting. Bonds to a variety of corrugated

5/8" x 8" Q

130/54

25

Lt. Amber

packaging, beadboard, recouperage, repacking area. Economical,

1" x 3" PG

 

 

 

general purpose. Can bond chipboard and wood.

5/8" x 2" TC

 

 

3792LM

Clear, multi-purpose product for wood, coated paper, poly-

5/8" x 8" Q

140/60

40

Clear

olefins and other heat-sensitive materials. POP displays.

1" x 3" PG

 

 

 

 

5/8" x 2" TC

 

 

Key Decision Makers

Design Engineer

Production and Quality Manager

Manufacturing Manager

The strength of 3MScotch WeldHot Melt Adhesive, with a low melting temperature, makes it ideal for holding drawer guides in place.

During the assembly of wood cabinets, this low-melt adhesive can be used to bond corner blocks, support “V” grooves and reinforce drawer bottoms.

For Additional

Information

To request additional product information or to arrange for sales assistance, call 1-800-362-3550. Address correspondence to: 3M Industrial Business Customer Response Center, Building 21- 1W-10, 900 Bush Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55106. Our fax number is 651-733-9175. In Canada, phone: 1-800-364-3577. In Puerto Rico, phone: 1-787-750-3000. In Mexico, phone: 52-70-04-00.

Product Use

All statements, technical information and recommendations contained in this document are based upon tests or experience that 3M believes are reliable. However, many factors beyond 3M’s control can affect the use and performance of a 3M product in a particular application, including the conditions under which the product is used and the time and environmental conditions in which the product is expected to perform. Since these factors are uniquely within the user’s knowledge and control, it is essential that the user evaluate the 3M product to determine whether it is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for the user’s method of application.

Warranty and

Limited Remedy

Unless stated otherwise in 3M’s product literature, packaging inserts or product packaging for individual products, 3M warrants that each 3M product meets the applicable specifications at the time 3M ships the product. Individual products may have additional or different warranties as stated on product literature, package inserts or product packages. 3M MAKES NO OTHER

WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTYARISING OUT OFA COURSE OF DEALING, CUSTOM OR USAGE OF TRADE. User is responsible for determining whether the 3M product is fit for a particular purpose and suitable for user’s application. If the 3M product is defective within the warranty period, your exclusive remedy and 3M’s and seller’s sole obligation will be, at 3M’s option, to replace the product or refund the purchase price.

Limitation

Except where prohibited by law, 3M and seller will not be liable for any loss or damage arising

of Liability

from the 3M product, whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential, regardless of

the legal theory asserted, including warranty, contract, negligence, or strict liability.

 

Industrial and Transportation Business

Printed in the USA

Building 21-1W-10, 900 Bush Avenue

Element ID: 36542

St. Paul, MN 55106

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