Intercol on Drupa 2021


A strong permanent bond is essential for bookbinding and graphic applications. Intercol has a wide range of adhesives to suit various applications. Books and bound editions have to meet high durability, temperature and humidity resistance and the adhesives have to give a strong bond to various substrates.

Intercol’s extensive product portfolio has many specific adhesives that are used in the graphic arts industry. Several products meet requirements for the highest production speeds and the widest adhesion and temperature ranges.

Also suitable for all Melt-On-Demand systems and digital printing
In terms of pagepull tests, aging and flexibility, the various EVA. PO, and PUR hot melt techniques offer many angles of attack. PUR hotmelts are the most resistant to most inks and solvents, thus avoiding glue failures.

Hardcover And Softcover Books

Bookbinding has changed over the past decade from large print runs to small-scale production of many different editions. This change is also noticeable in the adhesives used to make books. Intercol offers a wide range of solutions for binding hardcover and paperback books with sufficient adhesive strength to withstand extreme temperature and humidity conditions.

Our adhesive range is built on standard products that run cleanly and adhere well to both standard and digitally printed paper. PUR hotmelts in particular solve potential adhesion problems due to the use of oils and coatings

Back bonding

The spine of a catalogue, book or magazine is the most demanding area and requires a unique combination of products and processes to withstand long-term storage and repetitive heavy use.

Delivery From Stock And Just-In-Time
Reduced warehousing costs and just-in-time delivery are a key feature of Intercol