Wet glue is most used for paper labels that are not PSA or sticky themselves. Uncoated, standard paper labels can be applied with labelling machines with a hot melt or a waterbased adhesive. This waterbased adhesive is a wet glue application
Wet glue labellers
There are two different labelling techniques, carrousel and inline. While the carrousel is het more complicated and sophisticated machine for beer breweries that need to happy a front, back and neck label at high speeds of 80.000 bottles per minute, most products are labelled with inline wet glue labellers because of their lower investment costs and easier product change.