There is money in glue

On average, glue accounts for 15-25% of the total production costs of wood-based panels worldwide. Logically, the desire to save glue and reduce glue costs are global issues. Compared to the other two major cost drivers—wood and energy—glue costs occupy a particularly dominant position. That’s why wood-based panel producers do everything possible to minimise glue consumption.

The various Dieffenbacher glue-saving systems help wood-based panel producers to reduce costs. For an MDF plant, the PROjet gluing system is the solution that requires the least retrofitting effort and needs little extra space. It enables glue savings of up to 15% compared to conventional blow line gluing.

The PROjet enables glue savings of up to 15% compared to conventional blow line gluing.

More retrofitting is needed to implement the EVOjet M in an MDF plant. In return, the EVOjet M technology promises potential savings of up to 25%.

The EVOjet P is used to reduce glue consumption in particleboard production. Compared to conventional gluing technology, the EVOjet P can save up to 15% of the amount of glue used and 15% of glue costs.

Compared to conventional gluing technology, the EVOjet P can save up to 15% of the amount of glue used and 15% of glue costs.

At the end of 2017, Dieffenbacher received the latest order for a gluing system from Masisa for its particleboard plant at the Cabrero site in Chile. In the face of increasing cost pressures, Masisa decided to invest and, after thoroughly analysing the various glue-saving systems on the market, chose the EVOjet P. Among other things, Masisa’s positive experiences with glue-saving systems at their other locations across Latin America were decisive factors in ordering the EVOjet P.