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Smart adhesives for foam and mattress

Designed to help manufacturers meet their goals, our innovative foam and mattress adhesives, based on hot melt adhesive technology, offer:

  • Improve versatility with excellent adhesion to dissimilar substrates 
  • Enhance sustainability with polyester and metal composition
  • Strengthen durability with high grab on foams and textiles
  • Heighten efficiencies with high open time and low setting time

Featured Product: XT 19067/1

Featured Product: Vitel 4361B

Frequently Asked Questions about Foam and Mattress Adhesives

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Which qualities should a mattress adhesive possess?

· Durable: Mattresses are designed to withstand up to 10 years of wear and tear. Their adhesives must be durable and maintain performance even after extended use.

· Safe: It’s a good idea to use adhesives that are safe for both the workers and the environment, containing little to no VOCs and reducing the waste production.

· Fast: To help meet increased mattress output demands, adhesives that aid in operational efficiencies and streamline production save manufacturers time and money.

· Soft: When substrates are bonded, the adhesives should not be felt through the material and instead maintain the mattress’ consistent, soft quality.

· Flexible: Besides bonding to various substrates, mattress adhesives mustn’t make any “popping” noises when flexed or placed under stress.

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What are Polyolefin adhesives?

Polyolefin hot melt adhesives are widely used for mattress assembly applications. Bostik’s polyolefin adhesives are 100% solid, thermoplastic adhesives solid at room temperature, liquefy upon heating, and re-solidify upon cooling. They are composed of polymers that can either enable flexibility or cause rigidity depending on the formulation while retaining the ability to re-melt. Additionally, these adhesives have a long shelf life and can form nearly instantaneous bonds due to their fast setup and excellent hot tack.

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For which mattress applications can Botik adhesives be used?

Bostik offers environmentally friendly, high-performing hot melt and web adhesives for mattress applications such as textile to foam, textile to textile, and foam to foam bonding. The adhesive XT19067/1, recommended by Bostik experts, is ideal for assembling mattress construction (foam-foam, foam-spring). It is very versatile, has a long open tack, excellent initial tack, and excellent initial cohesion. 

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