3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3738 delivers a strong, reliable bond for long-term durability and exceptional performance. We formulated our Hot Melt Adhesive 3738 as a 100% solids adhesive, ready to meet the demands of a wide range of applications.
100% solids adhesive that delivers strong, reliable bonds
General purpose adhesive capable of bonding many different materials
Manages high volume applications through high delivery rate
Extended open time provides plenty of time for application, positioning and placement
Reach Expected Results
Formulated as a 100% solids adhesive, 3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3738 creates a strong bond for a variety of substrates, including foundry sand cores, wood bonding, selected plastics and chipboard. With a high delivery rate, our Hot Melt Adhesive 3738 allows for easy dispensing and is able to sustain high volume applications. Engineered to be a general purpose adhesive, 3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3738 provides an extended open time and long bonding range. After the adhesive is dry, our Hot Melt Adhesive 3738 allows time for an adhesive-coated member to be successfully joined and bonded as well as time for application and positioning, ensuring you meet the required results.
3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3738 can be used for a plethora of applications, including woodworking, furniture, automotive, transportation, aerospace, upholstery, point of purchase display, sample boards, military, window, door, building, trophies, novelties, audio components, cabinets, construction, packaging and electronic.
3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3738's woodworking application
Hot Melt Adhesives in Brief
Hot melts are 100% solids thermoplastic resins. These adhesives are engineered to re-melt after bonding if exposed to high enough temperatures. The advantages of hot melt adhesives is that, unlike mechanical fasteners and sealing tapes, they are virtually invisible between surfaces.
Our hot melt adhesives liquefy when heated, quickly fill gaps and wet the bonding surface. When they are applied to a surface, they cool, harden and reach their bond strength within seconds. Due to their quick work-life, you can move assemblies immediately upon application which eliminates the need for clamps, fixturing or additional drying time and energy.
Easy to Use, Ready for Success
3M™ Hot Melt Adhesive 3738 provides you with a strong, reliable bond and a tried-and-true hot melt glue solution for many kinds of applications. Benefit from our formula that delivers extended open time and a high delivery rate to ensure you successfully meet all of your project goals and requirements.