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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Just like with most natural products, glues have an expiration date. You'll notice, especially with your protein and liquid water-based glues, that after they have hit their expiration date they may become moldy and unusable.
What do you do if your glue is expired?
We sometimes get inquiries from prospects and customers wondering how they can properly prep their protein glue for use on Potdevin equipment. If you own a Potdevin machine, we have a few helpful tips for you.
Do you struggle to get an accurate measure of the solids in your protein glues?
A refractometer is a simple tool used to measure solids, and is especially helpful for those that use protein glues. Measuring solids in your glue will ensure that you have the correct glue to water ratio.