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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

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

Substrate Tests in Our Lab

Our on-site research and development lab, located in Monroe, North Carolina, is dedicated to designing innovative and custom glue products. 

Often times, prospects and customers reach out to us for help with formulating a glue for a difficult or custom application. For projects like this, our ...

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Posted in lab testing, Adhesive, Glue, Technical

Lab Testing of Glue Raw Materials: Jelly Strength Tests

Our protein glue products are based on gelatin protein which is derived from the hydrolysis of collagen. Collagen is a protein ingredient of animal hide, tissue and bone. We source our gelatin in the form of soft gel netting which is recycled from pharmaceutical companies.

Protein glue is...

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Posted in lab testing, jelly strength test, animal glue, Gelatin, protein glue