3M™ Hot Melt Applicators

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FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY: This product is designed exclusively for industrial applications

ADHERE WITH EASE: Lightweight construction offers easy handling

ERGONOMIC: Designed with user comfort in mind

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  • FOR INDUSTRIAL USE ONLY: This product is designed exclusively for industrial applications
  • ADHERE WITH EASE: Lightweight construction offers easy handling
  • ERGONOMIC: Designed with user comfort in mind
  • CONTROL THE FLOW: Delivers reliable low and high-volume dispensing
  • PERSONALIZE YOUR TOOL: Customize with various accessories to meet specific needs
  • USE WITH 3M ADHESIVES: Created for use with compatible 3M Hot Melt Ahesives

3M™ Hot Melt Applicators are designed to help improve productivity, lower costs, and minimize waste in industrial applications. From high-volume to detailed work, these applicators help ensure optimum performance through either melt-on-demand or progressive feed technology. Utilizing lightweight designs for comfort and ergonomics, 3M™ Hot Melt Applicator can additionally be personalized with accessories to meet specific project and user needs. For a robust, synergistic adhesive solution, pair your applicator with a compatible 3M Hot Melt Adhesive.

3M™ Hot Melt Applicators can meet your production needs with minimal training:

3M™ Hot Melt Applicator LT
Dispenses low temperature hot melt adhesive at a fixed temperature of 265ºF / 129ºC. Applicator LT is designed for use with low melt 5/8" x 2" TC sticks and is capable of dispensing up to 2.6 pounds of adhesive per hour. The applicator comes with a 0.093" tip to meet a wide variety of application needs.

  • Lightweight design provides easy handling
  • Thumb controlled feeder holds adhesive stick securely and dispenses precisely
  • On-demand feed control minimizes waste and dripping

3M™ Hot Melt Applicator LT with Quadrack Converter and Palm Trigger
Dispenses low temperature hot melt adhesive at a fixed temperature of 265ºF / 129ºC. Applicator LT Quadrack is designed for use with low melt 5/8" x 8" Quadrack (Q) sticks and is capable of dispensing up to 2.6 pounds of adhesive per hour. Applicator includes palm trigger that helps reduce repetitive motion fatigue.

  • Lightweight design for easy handling
  • Quadrack converter provides smooth and even flow
  • Palm trigger improves ergonomic comfort

3M™ Hot Melt Applicator PG II LT with Magazine Feed
A low temperature, high volume applicator that operates at a fixed temperature of 265°F / 129°C. Applicator PG II LT is designed for use with low melt 1" x 3" PG sticks and is capable of dispensing up to 6 pounds of adhesive per hour. Applicator includes magazine feed, stand and 9921, 9946 brass tips.

  • Supports high-volume demands
  • Rear cartridge feed port provides easy loading and continuous flow of adhesive
  • Convenient stands hold applicator in proper standby or hands free position
  • Available with cartridge (3 sticks) or magazine (12 sticks) feed

3M™ Hot Melt Applicator TC
Dispenses hot melt adhesive at a fixed temperature of 385ºF / 196ºC. This lightweight (only 10 oz.) Applicator TC is designed for use with 5/8" x 2" TC sticks and is capable of dispensing up to 3.5 pounds of adhesive per hour. The on-demand feed control helps minimize hot melt waste and dripping.

  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • Smooth and even flow of adhesive for small to medium size projects
  • Good for detail work /used for details work

3M™ Hot Melt Applicator TC with Quadrack Converter and Palm Trigger
A lightweight, easy to control applicator that operates at a fixed temperature of 385ºF / 196ºC. Applicator TC with Quadrack is designed for use with 5/8" x 8" Q sticks and is capable of dispensing up to 3.5 pounds of adhesive per hour. The Quadrack application attachment system utilizes hot melt glue sticks up to 8" long that helps reduce reloading time and, when combined with the palm trigger system, eliminates the need to forcibly press on the hot melt adhesive stick with your thumb.

  • Most popular applicator in the 3M™ Hot Melt line
  • Supports high volume demands
  • Unique Quadrack stick provides reliable adhesive flow
  • Stand holds applicator in proper standby position

3M™ Hot Melt Applicator PG II Speedloader Cartridge Feed
A pneumatic high volume dispenser that operates at a fixed temperature of 385ºF / 196ºC. Applicator is designed for use with 1" x 3" PG sticks and is capable of dispensing up to 7.5 pounds of adhesive per hour. As the Speedloader chamber runs low, it emits a whistling sound. The piston can be retracted and adhesive glue sticks loaded into the chamber to keep production flowing. Applicator includes stand and 9921 and 9946 brass tips.

  • Contoured grip and wide trigger provide operator comfort and precise control
  • Positive check valve nozzle helps minimize dripping
  • Built-in stand helps keep applicator upright, stable and ready for use
  • Available with cartridge (3 sticks) or magazine (12 sticks) feed

3M™ Hot Melt Applicator AE II
Dispenses hot melt adhesive at a fixed temperature of 270ºF / 132ºC. Applicator AE II is designed for use with ½"x 10" and ½" x 12" AE sticks and is capable of dispensing up to 4 pounds of adhesive per hour. Applicator features a built-in stand to help keep the applicator upright, stable and in a ready to grip position. An anti-tip guard swings down from the front to prevent it from tipping.

  • Contoured grip and wide trigger provide operator comfort and precise control
  • Positive check valve nozzle helps minimize dripping
  • Built-in stand helps keep applicator upright, stable and ready for use

3M™ Hot Melt Applicator EC
Dispenses both low and hot melt adhesives with melting points ranging from 260ºF / 127ºC to 450ºF / 232ºC. Applicator EC is designed for use with 5/8" x 8" Quadrack (Q) sticks and is capable of dispensing up to 5.5 pounds of adhesive per hour.

  • Variable temperature control allows one applicator to do many jobs
  • Palm trigger helps improve operator comfort in high demand applications
  • Accepts Quadrack stick size for smooth and even flow

Understanding Hot Melts
Hot melts extrude as 100% solid liquefied thermoplastic resins to fill gaps and wet surfaces before setting. They often exceed 100 psi shear strength, bond many substrates and are available in a variety of strengths, temperatures and open time/bonding ranges.

Please go to 3M.com/refurb to fill out a form to accompany any defective applicator to the 3M IATD Warranty Repair Center. Defective applicator must be returned to obtain refurbished one.

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