Jowat SE with headquarters in Detmold is one of the leading suppliers of industrial adhesives. These are mainly used in woodworking and furniture manufacture, in the paper and packaging industry, for graphic arts, in the textile, automotive as well as in the electrical industry. The company was founded in 1919 and has manufacturing sites in Germany in Detmold and Elsteraue, plus four other producing subsidiaries, Jowat Corporation in the USA, Jowat Swiss AG, Jowat Manufacturing in Malaysia, and the Jowat Universal Adhesives Australia Pty. Ltd. in Australia. The supplier of all adhesive groups is manufacturing over 87,000 tons of adhesives per year, with around 1.100 employees. A global sales structure with 22 subsidiaries plus partner companies is guaranteeing local service with close customer contact.
If used correctly, Jowacoll® 103.10 meets the requirements according to durability class D3. After addition of 5% Jowat Jowat® Crosslinking Agent 195.40, the glue will meet the requirements ´for durability class D4. Jowacoll® 103.10 is used for all interior bonding purposes with short-term exposure to water or high humidity, for instance doors and furniture in high-humidity areas. Also for exterior application fields protected from weather, like covered terraces. After addition of the crosslinking agent, the glue may also be used for interior applications in high-humidity areas and exterior applications with protection by an adequate surface coating, e.g. for windows. In addition, it is also used as a general-purpose glue for soft- and hardwood bonding, for particleboards and other wood-based substrates, as well as for laying laminate flooring, and for veneering purposes.
Jowat-PowerPUR® 687.40 is characterised by good adhesion to many substrates. For instance hardwood, composites of HPL/CPL, galvanised iron or metals, expanded polystyrene (sanded) to wood, stone, and many other substrates