Hot Melt Glue Guns, Hot Melt Glue Sticks, and Hot Melt Accessories

Hot Melt Glue: Forms and Sizes

Common hot melt glue stick sizes:
Glue Stick Size Application Size comparison showing 1/4", 1/2" and 5/8" General Purpose Glue Sticks
Size comparison showing
1/4", 1/2" and 5/8"
General Purpose Glue Sticks
5/16" or 1/4" x 4" Mini Stick 1/4" Glue Guns
7/16" or 1/2" x 4" Standard 1/2" Glue Guns
Household or Hobby Use
7/16" or 1/2" x 10" Standard 1/2" Glue Guns
Commercial or High-Volume Use
5/8" x 10" Commercial and Industrial 5/8" Glue Guns
Bulk Pellets, Pillows, or Chips Glue Pots and Commercial High Volume Applicators

Hot melt glue pellets
Hot Melt Glue Pellets
Hot melt glue chips
Hot Melt Glue Chips
Hot melt glue pillows
Hot Melt Glue Pillows
Hot melt adhesives are sold not only in stick form, but also in pellets, chips, pillows, and blocks for use in commercial bulk applicators. We sell these by the box or by the pallet, and we can supply specialty hot melt glues that are not listed on our website. Contact us for more information concerning your specific requirements.

Number of glue sticks per pound:
Glue Stick Size Approximate
Number of Sticks
per Pound
1/4" Dia. Mini x 4" Long 110
7/16" Dia. x 4" Long 45
7/16 Dia. x 10" Long 18
5/8" Dia. x 2" Long 50
5/8" Dia. x 10" Long 11
1" Dia. x 3" Long 12
1-3/4" Dia. x 1-3/4" Long Plugs 8

Adhesive yield per pound of hot melt glue:
Bead Size
(half round)
Linear Feet
per Pound
1/16" Diameter Bead 1500' / lb.
1/8" Diameter Bead 260' / lb.
3/16" Diameter Bead 180' / lb.
1/4" Diameter Bead 125' / lb.
3/8" Diameter Bead 60' / lb.
1/2" Diameter Bead 30' / lb.