Calculating Coverage for 3M Scotch-Weld Hot Melt Adhesives

Figuring out how many glue sticks, pounds and cases you need for a application can be overwhelming. Here at we like to make things a bit easier on our customers.  Please, check out the table below for to calculate the amount of 3M Scotch-Weld glue sticks you need for your project. 

Approximate Coverage for 3M Scotch-Weld Hot Melt Adhesives

 Stick Size
Linear Feet per Stick
# of Sticks per Pounds
1" x 3" 36 12
1/2" x 12" 30 14
5/8" x 2" 8 55
5/8" x 8" 29 15

*All will yield approximately 400-425 linear ft./pound

**Data is based on 1/8" beads

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