3M™ TC/TC-Q LT Hot Melt Applicator

3M TC/TC-Q LT Hot Melt Applicator

Code: 3M TC/TC-Q LT / Category: Hot Melt Adhesives


  • Compact Design: Lightweight and ergonomic design for easy handling and maneuverability.
  • Precise Temperature Control: Adjustable temperature settings for optimal adhesive application.
  • Quick Heating: Rapid heat-up time for fast start-up and efficient operation.
  • Durable Construction: High-quality materials ensure long-lasting performance in demanding environments.
  • Compatibility: Designed to work with a wide range of 3M hot melt adhesives.


  • Model: TC/TC-Q LT
  • Power: 120V AC, 240W (TC), 600W (TC-Q)
  • Temperature Range: 250°F to 450°F (121°C to 232°C)
  • Weight: 2.5 lbs (1.13 kg)
  • Dimensions: 10.5" x 8.5" x 2.5" (26.67 cm x 21.59 cm x 6.35 cm)

Usage Instructions

  1. Preparation: Ensure the hot melt applicator is placed on a stable and flat surface.
  2. Power On: Connect the applicator to a power source and switch it on.
  3. Temperature Adjustment: Set the desired temperature using the temperature control dial.
  4. Adhesive Loading: Insert the hot melt adhesive stick into the applicator's chamber.
  5. Heating: Allow the adhesive to melt completely, indicated by the applicator's ready light.
  6. Application: Squeeze the trigger to dispense the melted adhesive onto the desired surface.
  7. Cleaning: Clean the applicator nozzle regularly to prevent adhesive buildup.

Safety Considerations

  • Use the hot melt applicator in a well-ventilated area to avoid inhaling fumes.
  • Wear heat-resistant gloves and safety glasses when operating the applicator to protect against burns and splashes.
  • Avoid contact between the hot nozzle and flammable materials to prevent fire hazards.
  • Keep the applicator out of reach of children and pets when not in use.


The 3M TC/TC-Q LT Hot Melt Applicator is a versatile tool designed for precise and efficient application of hot melt adhesives. Its compact and lightweight design, along with adjustable temperature settings, make it suitable for various bonding tasks in industrial, commercial, and DIY settings. With quick heating and durable construction, this applicator offers reliable performance and ease of use, enhancing productivity and quality in adhesive bonding applications.

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