Box Plant Basics - Corrugating Adhesives

Online Course Description

This course begins with the history of corrugating adhesives, and then describes the purpose or function of the ingredients in modern, starch-based corrugating adhesives. These include cooked and uncooked starch, caustic, borax, and water. It details the importance of adhesive viscosity and describes the bonding process at the single facer and double facer, and the many different variables that can affect bonding. It concludes with a discussion on how water-resistant adhesives are made.

Key Topics

  • History of Corrugating Adhesives

  • Gelling of Starch

  • Adhesive Application on a Corrugator

  • Starch Adhesive Formulations

  • Viscosity and Shear Force

  • Controlling Viscosity

  • Single Face vs. Double Face Adhesives

  • Critical Bonding Variables

  • Water-resistant Adhesives


Language: English
Training Time: Single module, 24 minutes 

Member: $49 List: $63

Box Plant Basics - Corrugating Adhesives

Box Plant Basics - Corrugating Adhesives
Item Code: ELC-008

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