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Hot Melt Adhesive – Approximate Dot and Bead Cost

Cost of Hot Melt Per lb.DropSmall DotDime DotQuarter Dot
$2.00 / lb$0.0004 $0.00140 $0.0028 $0.007
$3.00 / lb $0.0006 $0.00215 $0.0042 $0.0105
$4.00 / lb $0.0008 $0.00290 $0.0056 $0.014
$5.00 / lb $0.0010 $0.00360 $0.0070 $0.0175
$6.00 / lb $0.0012 $0.00430 $0.0084 $0.021
Drop 5,000 / lbSmall Dot 1,428 / lbDime Dot 714 / lb Quarter Dot 285 / lb

Cost of Hot Melt Per lbBead
1/8" Wide
1 Foot Long
1/4" Wide
1 Foot Long
3/8" Wide
1 Foot Long
1/2" Wide
1 Foot Long
$2.00 / lb$.0071$.0149$.0227 $.0307
$3.00 / lb$.0106$.0223$.0341 $.0461
$4.00 / lb$.0141$.0297 $.0455 $.0614
$5.00 / lb$.0176$.0372$.0569$.0768
$6.00 / lb$.0212$.0446$.0682$.0921
1/8" Bead 281 feet Per Pound1/4" Bead 134 feet Per Pound3/8" Bead 88 feet Per Pound1/2" Bead 65 feet Per Pound

Cattie Adhesives is a US Manufacturer and Value-added supplier of Hot Melts, HMPSA, Water-Based Adhesives, Solvent-Based Adhesives, Heat Seal, PSA, PUR, Cohesive and Dextrin.

Our Adhesive Applications Focus:

Acoustical Panel and Sound Proofing Adhesives
Barrier Coatings
Bookbinding Adhesives and Graphic Arts Adhesives
Brewery Packaging and Bottle Labeling Adhesives
Cabinet Assembly Adhesives
Contact Cements
Container Labeling Adhesives
Direct Mail Adhesives
Envelope Manufacturing Adhesives
Extrusion Adhesives
Flooring Adhesives
Heat Seal for Blister Packs
Heat Seal for Labels and Lidding
Hot Melt Adhesives for Filter Manufacturing
Insect Traps and Rodent Traps Adhesive
Laminating Adhesives
Non-woven Adhesives
Padding Adhesives
Paperboard and Packaging Adhesives
Product Assembly Adhesives
Spray-able Adhesives- water and Solvent based
Tape and Label Adhesives
Tissue, Towel, Tube & Core Winding Adhesives
Woodworking Adhesives

Our primary adhesive products and services include:

Our adhesive products and technical services are backed by the support of a team of dedicated Chemical Engineers, Adhesive Specialists and Customer Support Managers who have extensive knowledge and experience in the Adhesives industry.

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