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Using a Zahn Cup to Measure Glue Viscosity

Posted on March 21, 2017 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

Running into issues getting an accurate glue viscosity reading from your equipment? We have good news. There are tools on the market that can help you measure viscosity. One of them is called a Zahn cup. 

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Posted in glue viscosity, Protein Adhesive, protein glue, Glue Troubleshooting

3 Advantages of Running a Glue Trial With an Expert

Posted on January 24, 2017 by Maria Verros, Online 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 facility....

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

Lab Testing Of Glue Raw Materials: Viscosity Tests

 Gelatin is an extremely important part of our protein glues. Since the 1970s, we have replaced the primary ingredient, extracted collagen from hides of bovine and porcine, with recycled pharmaceutical and nutritional gelatin in the form of soft gel netting.

Some tests that we perform on incoming...

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Posted in lab testing, glue viscosity, cake glue, Gelatin, protein glue