Keystone Melt Mate® Hot Melt Gear System

October 11, 2019

Melt Mate® Adhesive Dispenser Product Launch Keystone Industries®, specializing in Hot Melts Parts and Systems, is proud to announce the launch of a new hot melt adhesive dispenser. If you’re looking for a great product at a reasonable price, you’ve come to the right place! Product Features The Melt Mate® is a durable all-electric hot […]

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Graco® Invisipac™ Error Code T2D(Z)

March 21, 2019

    If your Invisipac™ is displaying an Error Code of T2D(Z),  there are 3 possible issues: ·         Glue applicator RTD has failed ·         Hose RTD has failed ·         Melter RTD has failed If the hose RTD has failed, the solution is to replace the hose. If the glue applicator RTD has failed, the solution is […]

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Should I Repair or Replace My Hot Melt Parts?

September 14, 2018

When you have a part that has failed on your adhesive melter, a quick resolution is critical to minimizing downtime. Most often, there are two options: replacement or repair. When you replace the part, you can sometimes lose value by discarding valuable components. To make the most of your hot melt equipment investment, consider having […]

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How to Stop Hot Melt Adhesive From Smoking

March 19, 2018

While hot melt adhesives are an excellent solution for many industrial applications, the high temperatures of the process need to be carefully controlled to avoid problematic fumes. When hot melt adhesives are heated, they inevitably release some fumes. That is the odor you detect when working close to hot melt nozzles. While having some fumes […]

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How to Stop Hot Melt Adhesive Stringing

January 18, 2018

Whether you’re using hot melt for packaging, automotive, print materials, or any other adhesive application, details matter. At best, inefficient use of adhesive can result in waste – at worst, it can cause issues with your system that add to costly downtime. One of the most common issues encountered with hot melt systems is adhesive […]

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Sources of Adhesive Failures

April 11, 2017

  Industrial adhesives are normally reliable and dependable for consistent bonding. When used correctly, industrial adhesives can save money, time and effort. Problems can and will arise when adhesives are used improperly which will cause complete chaos on the most sophisticated packaging line. Areas to investigate to determine the root cause of the adhesive problem: […]

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Leaking Glue Modules

March 14, 2017

Common Causes of Glue Module Leaks | Keystone Industries® Glue Modules: What is the Cause of My Leaks? Being knowledgeable regarding your glue guns/modules can help in diagnosing issues. Are you having leaking, dripping, stringing or stoppage issues? Understanding the Components of Your Glue Module The glue applicator gun body only controls the temperature and […]

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Tankless Hot Melt Systems – The Truth

February 28, 2017

The Truth About Tankless Hot Melt Systems | Keystone Industries® Before sinking an enormous amount of capital into a tankless hot-melt system, make sure you know the cons as well as the pros that the adhesive melter company is selling you. Remember, they will tell you only the good side and before you know it, […]

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Deer Hunting Spots

November 22, 2016

Where will you be on Thanksgiving – at your best hunting spot?  In the quiet, trying to outsmart the elusive whitetail deer?Where is the best shot location to drop a deer instantly?  Best case is to prevent deer from running and scaring other deer, keep stress from toughening the meat, decrease suffer time, decrease harvest […]

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Motivating Production Employees

May 6, 2016

Motivating Production Employees How to Motivate Production Employees There are many good ways to motivate production workers. First, it takes the right attitude and a safe, clean, well organized and well lighted environment. Motivating Employees with Money Money is the main incentive. Make sure your production workers are adequately paid and have a chance to […]

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