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Animal Glue Troubleshooting

Posted on August 29, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

 

Having trouble working with L.D. Davis protein adhesives? They're also known as animal glue, hide glue or protein glue. Here are some tips and tricks for troubleshooting.

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Posted in Adhesive Products, animal glue, Animal Glue, Book Binding Adhesive, book binding adhesive, Environmentally-Friendly, environmentally-friendly, Glue, Hide Glue, L.D. Davis, Protein Adhesive, protein adhesives

Product Spotlight: Hide Glue

Posted on August 25, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

L.D. Davis manufactures a wide variety of adhesive to fit your needs. We have so many different kinds of glue to offer we figured we'd use our blog as a space to put a focus on one kind of adhesive at a time. After all, our goal is to educate and inform our readers, not to overwhelm with a laundry...

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Posted in Adhesive Products, animal clue, Animal Glue, Book Binding Adhesive, bookbinding glue, cake glue, Environmentally-Friendly, environmentally-friendly, Gelatin, gelatin, Glue, Green, Hide Glue, L.D. Davis, Protein Adhesive, protein adhesive

Water-Based Adhesives and Food Packaging

Posted on August 18, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

In the July/August 2011 issue of Folding Carton Industry magazine, an article regarding safety standards for food packaging caught my eye. L.D. Davis sells three kinds of adhesives that are used in packaging. We manufacture liquid water-based adhesives, and hide glue, or protein adhesive, and we...

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Posted in Adhesive Products, animal glue, Animal Glue, eco adhesive, Environmentally-Friendly, Gelatin, Glue, Glue Manufacturing, Green, Hide Glue, L.D. Davis, LD Davis, Liquid Glue, liquid glue, Packaging Adhesive, packaging adhesive, Protein Adhesive, protein adhesive, Water-Based Adhesive, water-based adhesive

Summertime...and the Animal Glue is still Sticky....

Posted on August 15, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

Summer can be a tough time for protein adhesives.

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Posted in Adhesive Products, animal glue, Animal Glue, Book Binding Adhesive, book binding adhesive, Environmentally-Friendly, environmentally-friendly, Glue, Hide Glue, L.D. Davis, Protein Adhesive, protein adhesive

Holy Gelatin! (Get It?)

Posted on August 15, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

So...What is this Stuff?

Well, it's definitely not a fishing net, or a basketball net, and I'm pretty sure it's not a hair net. What you see in the above photo is pharmaceutical waste. L.D. Davis Industries recycles pharmaceutical waste gelatin to make our adhesive. Think of what's left over in a...
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Posted in Adhesive Products, animal glue, Animal Glue, Book Binding Adhesive, bookbinding adhesive, Environmentally-Friendly, environmentally-friendly, Gelatin, gelatin, Glue, Green, Hide Glue, L.D. Davis, Protein Adhesive, protein adhesive

Dextrin Glue Galore!

Posted on August 11, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

Dextrin glue is liquid glue often used in the packaging industry. Think white glue in a bottle if you need a visual - although most dextrin glues are a translucent, amber color. 

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Posted in Adhesive Products, Dextrin Glue, Dextrin glue, Glue, Glue Manufacturing, L.D. Davis, Liquid Glue, liquid glue, Water-Based Adhesive, water-based adhesive

Glue News for the Rigid Box Industry

Posted on August 08, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

Breaking News!

L.D. Davis has just formulated a new adhesive, a hide glue, to solve a problem that has recently plagued the rigid box industry. We are not just an adhesive manufacturer-we provide adhesive solutions for any problem.

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Posted in Adhesive Products, animal glue, Animal Glue, Glue, Glue Manufacturing, Hide Glue, L.D. Davis, Water-Based Adhesive, water-based adhesive

The L.D. Davis Green Advantage

Posted on August 04, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

It's Pretty Easy Being Green (Sorry Kermit.)

For thousands of years (think the Pharohs tombs) animal glue has been used for bookbinding.  Think of your parents National Geographic or TV Guide collection- they're all made with animal/protein adhesive.  Two shifts happened in the 1970's-book binders...

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Posted in Adhesive Products, animal glue, Book Binding Adhesive, bookbinding adhesive, Environmentally-Friendly, environmentally-friendly, Green, L.D. Davis

Stuck Like Glue-L.D. Davis Industries, Inc.

Posted on August 01, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

L.D. Davis senior staff just returned home from a company planning meeting at our Monroe, NC facility, where we manufacture our glue and perfect our craft.  Telecommuting is such a large part of manufacturing and distribution companies these days, so it is refreshing to be able to spend some "face...

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Posted in Adhesive Products, Glue, L.D. Davis