Envelopes & Direct Mail

Comprehensive range of products for all your bonding needs

This is the sector where Pafra started its business over 50 years ago. Much has changed since then and our range has been continually developed in that time to meet the changes in manufacturing methods and materials used. As an industry leader, Pafra Adhesives has built a reputation as a quality manufacturer of high performance water based adhesives. We offer a comprehensive range of innovative products for bonding all types of paper stock and films used in the production of flyers, advertisements, pamphlets, return envelopes and labels.

Our self seal latex and peel’n’seal pressure sensitive adhesives are among the cleanest running available. Through careful selection of window and side seam adhesives we can aid optimisation of your production process to achieve the highest line speeds. Our advanced dextrin based flap gum formulations allow extremely low coat weights whilst maintaining exceptionally fast reseal speeds.

As in all advertisements, appearance is critical in helping to make a good impression. High quality materials must be used to make this impression and Pafra supports these efforts with a wide range of adhesives capable of meeting all your envelope and direct mail  requirements. They machine cleanly and consistently achieving the highest manufacturing speeds with reliable performance on a variety of paper stocks. These production standards ensure efficient production and a high quality, attractive finished product.

Our AquaPAL and ThermoPAL range of adhesives are designed for the following:

  • Envelopes
  • Flyers
  • Advertisements
  • Pamphlets
  • Return Envelopes
  • Labels

Our adhesives have been perfected for:

  • Consistent performance
  • Easy-cleaning
  • High-speed throughput
  • Excellent Processing Operation
  • Excellent blocking resistance
  • Outstanding tray life
  • Fast reactivating
  • Clean-running
  • Fast-setting
  • High shear strength
  • High adhesion
  • High wet tack

To find out more simply get in touch using the details on our Contact Us page.

How can we help?

Our team have been helping customers meet their adhesive requirements since 1959. We are proud to be innovators in our field and would be more than happy to talk through your project to see where we can help.
To speak with a member of our team, please call 01268 290610.

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