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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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Lab Testing of Protein Glue Cakes

Before any protein glues 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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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 composed...

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

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