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LD Davis - BLOG

Troubleshooting: Labels Are Curling Away from Bottle

Posted on May 22, 2018 by Maria Ceschan, Marketing Manager

If you work with bottle labels, you know they can be a little finicky sometimes. Have you ever experienced your labels curling away from the bottles after application? 

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Posted in labeling glue, labels, LD Davis, Glue Troubleshooting

Lab Testing of Protein Glue (Animal Glue) Cakes

Before any protein glues (animal glue) leave our manufacturing facility, a lot of technical work is done behind the scenes. Not only do we test each and every raw material used in the manufacturing process, but we test the glues after they are in cake form and ready for use. 

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Posted in lab testing, Animal Glue, LD Davis, protein glue, refractometer

Emmeci Rigid Box Line Size Comparison

Posted on May 09, 2018 by Maria Ceschan, Marketing Manager

We recently visited with the rigid box equipment manufacturers at Emmeci USA to run some of our protein glues on their equipment. We always enjoy pushing our glues to the limit and seeing how they will perform in "real life" circumstances. 

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Posted in Emmeci, packaging, Protein Adhesive, protein glue, rigid box, Glue Troubleshooting

Why We Need So Much Detail to Recommend a Glue

Posted on May 08, 2018 by Maria Ceschan, Marketing Manager

If you've worked with us before, you're probably pretty familiar with how our technical team makes a glue recommendation. New prospects are sometimes a little surprised at the number of questions we ask about their glue application before quoting a product.

Here's why we ask those questions...

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Posted in lab testing, Animal Glue, Glue, hot melt glue, LD Davis, liquid glue, PUR Glue

Equipment Spotlight: Emmeci Insulated Glue Sample Tank

Posted on May 01, 2018 by Maria Ceschan, Marketing Manager

For box-makers using Emmeci rigid box and laminating machines, you'll be excited to learn that they're introducing an Insulated Glue Sample Tank. This new component will make achieving recommended glue application temperatures easier than ever. 

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Posted in Animal Glue, Emmeci, protein glue, Glue Equipment