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What Do I Do If My Glue is Expired?

Posted on February 06, 2018 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

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?

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Posted in water based glue, L.D. Davis, liquid glue, protein adhesive, protein glue tips, water-based adhesives, liquid water-based glue, best practices

Protein Glue Preparation for Potdevin Equipment

Posted on January 30, 2018 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

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.

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Posted in LD Davis, protein adhesive, protein glue, protein glue tips, Potdevin

The Benefits of Using a Refractometer

Posted on October 19, 2016 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

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.

Why is this...

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Posted in Adhesive Tips & Tricks, protein adhesive, protein glue, protein glue tips

Glue Used on Emmeci Machines

Posted on March 22, 2016 by Maria Verros, Online Marketing Manager

While there are many types of equipment used for rigid box manufacturing, Emmeci machines are the standard in the industry.

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Posted in Animal Glue, box making, Emmeci, Glue, Glue Manufacturing, Glue Products, packaging, Packaging Adhesive, Protein Adhesive, protein adhesive, protein glue, Uncategorized