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Mystery Uncovered: Color Variations in Protein Glue

Posted on January 02, 2018 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

If you have used protein glue (animal glue, hide glue) chances are you have wondered: Why is my glue a different color than my last order? In this post, we will dive into this ‘mystery’.

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Posted in animal glue, Animal Glue, Environmentally-Friendly, Gelatin, Glue, Glue Manufacturing, Hide Glue, Protein Adhesive, protein glue, Uncategorized

What is gelatin based glue?

Posted on June 13, 2017 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

Before the 1970's, the primary ingredient in our protein glues was extracted collagen from hides of bovine and porcine. 

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Posted in animal glue, Gelatin, protein glue, technical gelatin, gelatin based glue

All About Animal Glue

Posted on January 10, 2017 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager
How Is Animal Glue Made?

Animal glues (also known as hide glue, and protein glue) are made through prolonged boiling of pure bovine or porcine animal hides, connective tissues, and bones. 

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Posted in animal glue, Glue, Hide Glue, viscosity, bloom strength

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