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Hot-Melt Adhesives

NYCOA’s portfolio of specialty random multi-polymers is engineered to offer low crystallinity and hence lower melting point versus standard nylon grades.

NYCOA’s low melting nylonsare used in applications such as hot-melt adhesives. The melting point for NYCOA’s low-melt nylon grades ranges from 100°C to 160°C and the melt viscosity can be tailored to meet customer performance specifications.


As thermoplastic adhesives, these NYCOA resins offer:

  • 100% recyclability 
  • 100% active contact
  • 0% VOC
  • Low yellowness index
  • Excellent dry cleaning resistance
  • Excellent green strength (draw down strength)

When used as hot-melt adhesives, NYCOA’s low melting nylons offer very good chemical resistance and improved UV resistance and can be processed as a single-component system.

They can be converted via a range of processes including melt print, extrusion (film, web, and filament), overmolding, solvent systems, and powder.

They are used in applications requiring a solution to complex bonding problems such as automotive headliners, technical textiles, floor coverings, upholstery, and specialty apparel.

NYCOA’s product portfolio includes adhesives that show excellent adhesion to highly plasticized f-PVC and other difficult to bond to substrates.

NYCOA has also developed low-melt nylon grades that are based on Caprolactam free nylon chemistry. These adhesives are used in automotive headliner applications for improved air-quality in vehicle interiors.

NYCOA low melt adhesive grades can also be used as a barrier layer between two substrates, to stop or minimize migration of chemicals and migrating dyes.