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How To Measure Dyne Levels In Substrates

Dyne Levels play a major role in proper adhesion, and here is why:

The Dyne Level of a material is called its surface energy. When glue is applied to a substrate, its “wettability” is impacted greatly by its surface energy and that of the substrate.  

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Posted in dyne pens, wettability, dyne levels, glue tips, protein glue, accu dyne

What kind of glue can come in contact with food?

Posted on May 17, 2016 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

We get this question from prospects and customers often: what kind of glue can come in contact with food? 

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Posted in Adhesive Products, direct food contact, food contact glue, food packaging, Glue, Glue Manufacturing, Glue Products, hot melt, indirect food contact, L.D. Davis, Uncategorized

Glue Used to Make Corrugated Fiberboard

Posted on May 10, 2016 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

As you can imagine, corrugated fiberboard is one of the most widely used packaging materials in the world. As things like monthly subscription boxes, and cardboard virtual reality headsets gain popularity, the use of corrugated materials is continually growing. Corrugated fiberboard is a material...

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Posted in Adhesive Products, cardboard, corrugated board, corrugated boxes, Environmentally-Friendly, fiberboard, Glue, Glue Manufacturing, Glue Products, L.D. Davis, Packaging Adhesive, Starch Adhesives, Starch adhesives, starch based glue, starch glue, Uncategorized

Glue Used to Make Playing Cards

Posted on May 05, 2016 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

Chances are, the last time you were sitting at the blackjack table you weren't thinking about paper or glue. But, without paper and glue - there would be no blackjack. Why? Well, there would be no playing cards.

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Posted in Adhesive Products, black glue, block out glue, Custom Adhesive, Liquid Glue, playing card glue, playing cards, Uncategorized, Water-Based Adhesive