The Reactive Hot Melt Adhesive Specialists.
In the reactive hot melt adhesives (HMPUR) business, your product is the cornerstone of your company. You're not going to trust just anyone to make it for you.
You need a contract manufacturer you can trust. You need a toll manufacturer with decades of experience making reactive hot melt adhesives, not some "Johnny Come Lately" that's done a couple of hot melt adhesive projects. You need a Specialist. That's TSE.
What Makes Us The Reactive Hot Melt Adhesive Specialists?
TSE has decades of experience as a contract manufacturer of reactive hot melt adhesives. We've toll manufactured over 135 Million pounds of HMPUR's for the top companies in the business. We've got the detailed knowledge and skillset that can only be learned by making millions upon millions of pounds of reactive hot melt adhesives, day after day, batch after batch, year after year, and decade after decade, until it becomes second nature. That unrivaled experience as a contract manufacturer is what makes TSE The Reactive Hot Melt Adhesive Specialists.
Peace of Mind.
At TSE, we deliver more than flawless products and impeccable delivery. We deliver something far more valuable. We deliver peace of mind.™
Bring us your manufacturing package and we'll take it from there. Relax knowing that you chose the right contract manufacturer. TSE has the knowledge, experience and professional staff to scale-up your hot melt adhesives and get them into production with speed, accuracy, efficiency and consistency. We do two-part polyurethanes and epoxies just as well.
Thanks to the insatiable appetite of our Reactor 14, The Beast (see photo below) that churns out 4,800 gallons at a time, we've increased capacity, so we're able to offer our expertise to a select number of new customers. And with our unique NMP process cleaning system, we have the unique ability to produce pigmented reactive hot melt adhesives, pre-polymers, and other products. We have recently added the capability of packaging your products into cartridges.
Our People. Our staff of PhD Chemists (Dr. Reichel and Dr. Anderson) and Engineers will scale-up your reactive hot melt adhesives in our in-house lab, known as DAC (Development and Analytical Center), using a dedicated bank of smaller reactors. Once you're satisfied that your reactive hot melts meet your specifications, we'll turn it over to our experienced Operations Manager, who'll take it into full production utilizing our staff of Production Managers, Floor Supervisors, and Chemical Operators.
- Production Reactors: 4,800, 3,750(4), 1,500, 500(2) & 250Gal
- Five Scale-Up Reactors: 500, 250, 25, 15, 5Gal
- Reactors 316 Stainless Steel, Full Vacuum & Pressure Rated
- Operate Under Closed Conditions
- Charge from Bulk, Drum, Tote and Bags
- In-line Filtration (10-800µ) and Jacketed Draw-Off Lines
- Nitrogen & Argon Piped to All Reactors and Packaging Areas
- Reactor Design Allows for Flawless Scale-Up
- Complete Heating and Cooling Systems
- NMP Process Cleaning System
- Solvent Distillation/Recovery System
ISO Certified. We're an ISO 9001-2015 Certified facility. Our DAC Lab performs in-process and final testing of your reactive hot melt adhesives. Our Materials Management team will take it from there, carefully packaging and shipping your hot melts to you or drop-shipping them directly to your customers with your label. Our comprehensive Quality Assurance program assures you consistently excellent product.
Contract Manufacturing Processing Technologies:
- Reactive Hot Melt Adhesives (HMPUR)
- Urethane Prepolymers (MDI, TDI and Aliphatics)
- Pigmented or Filled Polyurethanes and Polyols (Up to 60 Percent Filler Loads)
- TDI Prepolymers
- Liquid Urethane Adhesives
- Cast Urethanes
- TPU’s (Thermoplastic Polyurethanes)
- Other Non-Hazardous Products
On Spec. On Time. Every Time™. At TSE, we deliver more than polymers. We deliver peace of mind™. You need a contract manufacturer you can count on and trust. After all, these are your products. Your name and reputation are on the line with every batch. You need performance, not excuses. You need your RHM's on-spec, on time, every time.™ That's TSE. Our expertise in reactive hot melt adhesives, responsive customer service and on-time performance will have you sticking with us, year after year and decade after decade.
Come On Down! Come and see us! Hop a flight and tour our facility here in beautiful Clearwater, Florida. We're proud of our home and love to show it off. Most of all, come and meet the great people of TSE who make it happen for our customers, every single day.