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What Do I Do If My Glue Dries Too Quickly?

Posted on February 27, 2018 by Maria Ceschan, Marketing Manager

You're running animal glue on your production line and all of a sudden, it doesn't seem to be working properly. Your wraps aren't sticking and the glue seems to be drying too quickly. What happened? 

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Posted in Animal Glue, glue temperature, L.D. Davis, MIL depth gauge, protein adhesive, protein glue tips, refractometer, best practices

Troubleshooting: Glue Running Dirty

Posted on July 05, 2017 by Maria Ceschan, Marketing Manager

After you've made the investment in expensive box making equipment, you want to make sure you run it properly.

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Posted in Adhesive, glue temperature, Hide Glue, hot melt, Liquid Glue

4 Reasons Why Proper Glue Temperature Is Crucial

Posted on June 20, 2017 by Maria Ceschan, Marketing Manager

We have discussed temperature before, but running glue at the proper temperature is so crucial it's worth bringing up again.  Whether you're using hide glue or hot melt glue, you should be aware of the recommended application temperature.

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Posted in Adhesive, glue temperature, Hide Glue, hot melt, Liquid Glue

3 Advantages of Running a Glue Trial With an Expert

Posted on January 24, 2017 by Maria Ceschan, Marketing Manager

Picture this: You are working on a new project that requires a different glue than you are used to working with. You contact your glue manufacturer and they make a glue recommendation.  Now what?

The next step should always be to run a glue trial alongside your glue manufacturer in your...

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Posted in glue viscosity, Adhesive, Glue, glue temperature, glue trials, glue training