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Myths vs. Facts About Animal Glue

 Animal glue, also known as hide glue, bone glue, or protein glue, has been in use for as long as humans have been trying to stick things together. Throughout ancient times and into the modern age, animal glue is still the go-to choice for many professional craftsman, designers, and manufacturers. Despite its long history, many misconceptions persist about the production and use of animal glue.

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Rigid Box Glue Films & Shattering

If you make rigid boxes, chances are you're pretty familiar with protein glue (animal glue). Have you ever run into a situation where the glue film becomes brittle and shatters? Today we dive into why this happens.

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The Role of Eco-Friendly Glues in Sustainable Food Packaging

The world is currently choked with plastics: eight million metric tons of plastic are dumped into the ocean every year1, and if this trend continues, an estimated 12 billion tons of plastic waste will be present in the environment by 20502.

One of the main culprits in producing plastic waste is the food packaging industry. After their initial use, plastic water bottles, food containers and utensils find their way into the environment, plaguing wildlife and their ecosystems during a life cycle of up to 1,000 years before decomposition3.

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Protein Glue in Bird Seed Molds?

If you are a manufacturer of bird seed molds, we have the glue for you!

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