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Glue 101: What is Gram Strength?

Posted on August 31, 2016 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

Our lab team tests gram strength on all gelatin and animal glues we receive into our manufacturing facility.  We then use that number in correlation to the viscosity to determine what raw materials get used in our cake glues and dehydrated hide glue. 

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Posted in animal glue, gram strength, jelly strength, bloom strength, geltain

Protein Glue in Bird Seed Molds?

Posted on August 26, 2016 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

If you are a manufacturer of bird seed molds, we have the glue for you!

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Posted in Adhesive Products, animal glue, Animal Glue, bird seed mold, Environmentally-Friendly, environmentally friendly

Why Doesn't One Glue Work for All Applications?

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

When a new customer calls us to purchase glue for their application, we typically ask a few detailed technical questions about the project before we can recommend the right product. The reason for this is that we work with hundreds of varying glue formulas and these questions help our lab team...

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Posted in Glue

The History of Hide Glue

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

Hide glue has played a major role in the glue industry since the time of Egyptian pharaohs. Check out the history of hide glue.  

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Posted in animal glue, cake glue, protein glue

The Benefits of Buying Through a Hot Melt Distributor

Posted on August 02, 2016 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

While LD Davis Industries does not manufacture hot melt glues in-house, we distribute them for some of the largest hot melt manufacturers in the United States. Often times, prospects and customers will ask us what the benefits are of purchasing hot melt glue through a distributor instead of...

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Posted in hot melt, hot melt glue, manufacturing, hot melt distributor, industrial glue

The Pros and Cons of Animal Glue Pillow Packs

Posted on August 01, 2016 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

While it is not a common way to package animal cake glues in the United States, many European glue manufacturers pack and ship their cake glues in pillow packs.

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Posted in animal glue, cake glue, protein glue