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One of the best ways to get the most out of your adhesive is to make sure that you are applying the appropriate amount to your substrates. 

What is the best way to do that? One of the easiest ways to measure the amount of adhesive on your substrates is by using a MIL depth gauge (a.k.a. wet film gauge). 

In this short video our Technical Sales Manager, Kelly Benjamin, goes into detail about the benefits of using a MIL depth gauge when applying your glue. 

 

 How Does A Mil Depth Gauge Work?

By using the MIL depth gauge on your roller or substrate immediately after the glue is applied, you can use the notches on the tool to measure the thickness of the coat as seen in image to the right.

Wet Film Gauge

By applying the appropriate amount of glue to your substrates, you can truly get the most out of your glue order, avoid warping, and save MONEY.

Want to try it out for yourself?  

Get Your Free Mil Depth Gauge

Image source: GEI International Inc.

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