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At LD Davis, we pride ourselves on being an educational resource for our customers, our prospects and the community. Our blog is a helpful learning tool for those wanting to know more about glue best practices, news in the industry and simple answers to common glue questions. Hear it straight from the experts in every post.

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Variables Affecting Cake Glue Open Time [Infographic]

One major benefit of cake glues (animal glues, hide glues, protein glues) is their open time can be adjusted. This is ideal when you need to accommodate a variety of equipment run speeds, and substrate sizes. 

What variables affect the open time of cake glue? Check out our latest infographic to find out.

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Glue Open Time & Glue Tack

Did you know: animal glue does not dry, it "closes". Let us explain...

There are three characteristics of animal glue (hide glue, cake glue) that should be considered when it comes to open time, and tack. We sat down with our Technical Sales Manager, Jeff Palmiter, to learn more about these glue terms. 

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Glass Chipping with Hide Glue

Glass chipping is the process used to add texture to glass.

Often used on decorative doors, cabinets, signs or windows, glass chipping is accomplished by roughing up a glass surface, covering it with hide glue, and allowing the glue to dry and chip away at the glass. This process leaves a unique and beautiful design on the glass surface. 

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Adhesive Manufacturing Industry Risk Rating Report

According to this report, an industry risk rating is defined as “the difficulty, or otherwise, of the business operating environment.”  In other words, what problems and situations can arise while owning or operating an adhesive manufacturing business.

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