A perfect hot melt glue gun is a must for every household. It will help you in fixing common household items and repairing small things such cushions and small buttons etc., in DIY Crafting and home decoration activities for adults and scrapbooking for kids too.
Hot glue guns are easy to handle, simple to use and most importantly, they are economic. And moreover, its working is simple too. It has a heating element present within the gun and a melt refill on the back. The heating element burns the melt and you can carefully apply it on your needed craft/repair.
You will find a wide variety of glue guns available in the market and even online. Each glue gun is different from another and serves a different purpose. For instance, decorative crafts need low heat glue guns whereas for repairing cushions, wood or plastic furniture, fixing shoes or soles, these need heavy duty hot glue guns.
Apart from their usability POV, these guns are available in various sizes and shapes too. Our appliances team has done a thorough research and compiled a “buying guide” to help you pick the best hot melt glue gun in India. This is attached to the end of this article.
Furthermore, we have also compiled a list of the top 7 hot melt glue guns in India depending on your various requirements and needs. Let’s go right into it.
Best Hot Melt Glue Guns in India 2020
|Best Glue Guns||Heat Up Time (approx.)||Glue Stick Length (Approx.)||Buy Now|
|Stanley 69GR20B Gluepro Trigger Feed Hot Melt Glue Gun||1 minute||11 mm||Check the Price|
|Winner Itek Leak Proof Corded Glue Gun||1 minute||11 mm||Check the Price|
|APTECH DEALS Crown 80W Hot Melt Glue Gun||2-3 minutes||9 mm||Check the Price|
|ThemistoHot Melt Glue Gun||3-5 minutes||11 mm||Check the Price|
|HOT MELT Glue Gun||NA||7 mm||Check the Price|
|ApTech Deals Hot Melt Glue Gun||1 minute||11 mm||Check the Price|
|Dremel 940-3 Glue Gun Compact Tool (Silver, 3 accessories)||5 minutes||11 mm||Check the Price|
Top Hot Melt Glue Guns in India Reviews
Stanley is a brand that originated in the United States and has been making high quality DIY tools since 1843. This 69GR20B Gluepro Trigger Feed Hot Melt Glue Gun from Stanley can be used with a variety of materials, from repairing wooden furniture to even fabric cushion covers.
This glue gun has a trigger feed mechanism to adequately control the flow of glue while functioning and reduce wastage. It heats up and is ready to use within a short time duration of 60 seconds.
Any standard 11 mm glue sticks that are easily available in the market can be used with this engineered plastic, heat-resistant glue gun. This glue gun uses thermoplastic adhesive that is much more effective than ordinary glue and works across a wide range of materials.
The product comes with a cord and operates at 30 watts. It is fitted with a convenient fold-out stand as well which makes it easy to keep the gun propped up on its own for usage in extended durations of time.
Its ergonomic design ensures that heat is not dissipated to the trigger even when used for long stretches together. The Stanley Glue Gun could be a practical choice for household work that involves sticking plastic, wood or fabric together.
- Trigger feed mechanism to control glue flow & reduce wastage
- Heats up within 60 seconds
- Supports any 11mm glue sticks
- Uses thermoplastic adhesive for effective gluing
- Corded and fitted with fold-out stand for extended usage
- Ergonomic design ensures no heating up of trigger
- Works well on plastic, wood & even fabric
- Takes relatively longer to heat up
- No on-off switch
With a professional and proper design and working, Winner’s Itek Glue Gun is yet another corded glue gun in our list with exceptional performance.
Designed to be assist perfectly in your everyday DIY crafts,this glue gun is a perfect tool for all of your household’s small and minor repairs or fixes. And thanks to its affordable and economic pricing, anyone can buy and store it away for a rainy day.
Speaking of the design of the device, it is well contained in a black and orange coloured plastic encasing. This gives the glue gun a professional look and never for a minute questions its economic pricing.
Incredibly easy to use, all you need to do is take a glue stick cartridge, place it in its predesignated slots and then you are ready to use it. This glue gun supports any 11 mm sized glue sticks. The packaging itself provides you with 5 glue sticks that you can use right away
As the name suggests, the Itek Corded glue gun is leak proof. So no more worries about leaking hot glue all over your project. Also, the weight of this gun is just 300 grams and thus it is incredibly light in weight too. Easy to carry around and store in your repair kits.
The warm up time for this gun is about 1 minute and one can use this device not just for school projects but also to stick up wood, metal, glass and plastic materials or toys. Repair just about any kind of broken object in a few minutes.
Operational voltage for this is about 100 watts. Make sure you are keeping this as far away from children as possible. If they are using this, make sure that there is adult supervision with them.
Furthermore, apart from the trigger propulsion, the gun also has an inbuilt metal nozzle stand which will rest the nozzle when not in use and not let it get stuck with any other material or the floor.
Things We Liked About It:
- Light in weight with just 300 grams
- Can support any 11mm glue sticks
- 5 glue sticks available with the packaging.
- Warm up time of just 1 minute
- Economic pricing and Value for money
- Inbuilt metallic nozzle stand
- Works fine on almost any kind of material like plastic, glass, wood or fabric too
Things we didn’t like about it:
- Cannot use it cordless
- Consumes 100 watts of power
- No variable temperature setting
The ApTech Deal’s Crown Hot Melt Corded Glue Gun comes with a PTC electric resistance technology. This makes sure that the device is completely insulated and cannot harm the users with any electric surge.
A perfect tool for your office or academic use, you can use this gun to stick just about anything. From simple cardboard,plastic or paper to leather, furniture, wood, glass and any sort of toy.
True to its name, this glue gun consumes just about 80 watts of power. This level of power consumption and its linear working make it an energy conserving device.
It is made out of high quality engineered plastic that can withstand considerably high temperature and pressure without deforming into pulp.
The heat up time for this got melt gun, it is just over 2 or 3 minutes to peak heat until it is ready to be used. You can fill it with glue stick of 9cm length. The package itself comes with 5 extra glue sticks for you to use.
Coming to the working design, the nozzle tip of the gun is pointed making it good for intricate detailed gluing. There is a small metal glue that comes with the gun but it is single hooked. I.e, it is just a small hook that comes out from the nozzle hence it is not entirely reliable. You better place a small block of wood or rock under it if the stand gives away.
Apart from that small hiccup, the fact that this device is corded and cannot work cordless is also a little annoying at first. But then, given its economic pricing, this can be overlooked.
With an ergonomic design that makes it easy to handle and an economic pricing, the Crown Corded Gun is a definite buy.
Things we liked about it:
- PTC Electric Resistance technology based body that makes it shock proof
- 80 Watts of power consumption and also works uniformly for energy efficiency
- Can take in 9 mm long glue stick cartridges
- Also comes with 5 extra glue stick cartridges
- Nozzle is sharp and thus ideal for small and narrow gluing too
Things we didn’t like about it:
- Takes about 2 or 3 minutes to warm up
- The nozzle rest stand is not so ergonomic
The Themisto Multi Temperature Hot Glue Gun is a temperature controllable hot melt glue gun with a very economic pricing.
This glue gun comes with a dial based knob at the hostler base. Here, you can turn it around to set about any temperature you wish. From 100 degrees centigrade to 200 degrees centigrade depending on your user requirements.
Coming to the outer look and design of the product, you can see that the trigger and the grip of the gun are very ergonomic in nature. It has a nozzle bracket stand near the tip which is made out of metal and is sturdy to hold the narrow discharge nozzle. No more dripping of glue if you place it here safely while the narrow nozzle gives you the ability to glue together in detail.
This device also comes with a PTC Heating system which makes sure that it gets high power and warms up quick. But even with this, the warm up time for this device is about 3-5 minutes. Power consumption of this device is about 150 watts which is a bit higher than most devices listed.
As for the safety part, a safety electric fuse is present inside the machine. This makes sure that the device does not get damaged due to overheating.
With a wide range of applications from doing DIY to repairing common household objects when in repair, this device can be as a perfect gift to craftsmen and youngsters into the art of learning to craft.
This glue gun comes with a 5 fancy 11 mm yellow coloured glue sticks free with the packaging. And apart from not being cordless, there is another small issue. Issue of slight glue leakage which needs to be taken care of while using it.
It may look as if it is priced medium than most listed here, but considering its features and designs, it is very economical.
Things we liked about the product:
- Multi temperature control from 100 degrees to 220 degrees
- PTC Technology for good heating and insulation for safety
- Safety switch to prevent overheating
- Five 11 mm glue sticks provided along with the packaging
- Economical for its features and service provided. Thus high value for money
- Ideal for any kind of DIY and house repairs.
Things we didn’t like about it:
- 150 watts high power consumption
- Heat up time is high, about 3 or 5 minutes
Most economic, utmost budget and smallest product of the entire list, the Hot glue gun by Glun comes in various colours and sparkles too. Apart from that, it just works in 20 watts of power.
Colourful in 4 different ways, the outer look and design of this product is so and so. But the trick here is that you do not get to choose the colour. You can be shipped any colour randomly.
This gun compensates the bland design with its glittery performance. Ten 7mm glue sticks to play around with.
Yes, you can choose the kind of glue sticks you want. They can be basic transparent or they can be coloured. If you want to go a little overboard, you can even opt for the glitter styled sticks. To be honest, apart from the basic transparent sticks, the other coloured entities may be a tad bit messy while usage.
The operation of this device is simple like most of its competitors. It employs a semi-narrow nozzle and has a nozzle stand which is of great metal quality for its price. The device operates with a very low of 20 watts of power, this device is not only economic, but also saves a lot of energy.
Perfectly useful in making small time crafts sticking together boards, plastic, metal and other small time items. Cannot be used for hard and heavy duty sticking.
Things we liked about it:
- Very economic and budget friendly pricing
- Comes in 4 different and random colours
- The glue sticks are also fun colour and sparkle themed. You can either choose from a bland transparent or coloured or sparkle based sticks
- Uses 7mm glue sticks
- Has a good nozzle stand
- Operates at a very low of 20 watts power.
Things we didn’t like:
- Cheap build quality
- Nozzle is a bit thicker than expected
Last but not the least on the list is the ApTech Deals Multi Temperature control Hot Melt Glue Gun. With the same quality and assurance as its predecessor in the list, this version of the ApTech deals glue gun, it can control the temperature of how it can dispense the hot glue similar to the Themisto Multi Temperature Glue Gun.
The design, look and feel of this device are almost the same as that of Themisto Multi Temperature glue gun. But there are however a few visual differences.The ApTech has a red colour and the finish of the outer plastic and holster is a bit deeper and finer than that of the themisto.
Apart from that, it also has a good quality metallic nozzle stand to hold up the nozzle while heating up or mid usage. Speaking of which, the heating/warming up time for this device is about 3 – 5 minutes but in functionality, it can get heated up in just about 1 minute.
The operational wattage is 150 watts. While this may look like a big number, mind you that the device is able to change and twine the temperature settings using a small knob on the gun’s butt. There is no on or off switch for this gun. You need to toggle the power using the knob itself.
This gun employs the use of 11 mm glue stick cartridges. You are also given 6 extra high quality cartridges along with this gun. The trigger propulsion controls the amount of glue being discharged while the anti drip tip is perfect to make sure that any kind of wastage is not happening.
A device that is perfect for any kind of repairs and DIY projects, make sure that you are keeping this device away from small children.
Things we liked about the product:
- Multi temperature control system
- Simple design
- Six 11mm glue sticks provided with the package
- Good quality nozzle stand clip
- Heating time is said to be 3 or 5 minutes but heats up pretty fast.
Things we didn’t like:
- 150 Watts of power consumption
- Sometimes the upper body tends to get heated up. In such cases, switch off and refrain from using it for a while till it cools down.
The first product in our list is the Dremel 940-3 Glue Gun, a compact high temperature tool that is suitable for both indoor and outdoor DIY applications. The Dremel brand is a renowned name in the versatile and easy-to-use tool system markets of Bosch since the last 85 years.
Its drip control exchangeable precision tip with a silicon nozzle sleeve prevents dripping glue onto the project you are working on and ensures intricate gluing. It comes with a removable cord, hence can be used anywhere even without an available power source.
The glue gun has a quick heat-up time of about 5 minutes, after which it is ready to use. It comes equipped with a single temperature setting and is convenient to use for both heat sensitive as well as high melt materials.
An ergonomically designed, easy to push trigger handle with a stable base and an extendable plastic kickstand make it a very convenient tool to be used around the house on materials like wood, ceramics, glass or even plastic.
With a glue rate of 5 g/min at a temperature of 195 degrees C, operating this Dremel Glue Gun is easy, quick and comfortable. A manual on-off switch and a power indicator light are additional useful features of the product.
A number of 11 mm multipurpose sticks come packaged as a part of the product. Strong and durable, the Dremel 940-3 Glue Gun has a warranty of 2 years from the date of purchase.
- Drip control exchange precision tip with silicon nozzle sleeve
- Removable cord; can be used without power source too
- 5 minutes quick heat-up time; 5 g/min glue rate at 195 degrees C
- Single temperature setting that works even with heat sensitive materials
- Ergonomically designed easy to push trigger handle
- Stable base with extendable plastic kickstand
- Manual on-off switch & power indicator light
- 2 years warranty
- Wire quite short
- Refill glue sticks not easily available in market
The Dremel 940-3 Glue Gun Compact Tool is our top pick from the list of best hot melt glue guns in India because of features like drip control exchange precision tip, removable cord and ergonomic design that makes it comfortable to use even for longer duration of time. Its 5 g/min glue rate at 195 degrees C and stable base with kickstand make it good value for your money. This Dremel product has a warranty of 2 years from the date of purchase as well.
While those were our thoughts, we would love to hear your opinions too. What do you think we missed in the list? Do you have any queries or questions pertaining to the functionality, operation or any other issue related to hot glue guns? Please feel free to write to us and our home appliance experts will write back to you ASAP.