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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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Using a Zahn Cup to Measure Glue Viscosity

Running into issues getting an accurate glue viscosity reading from your equipment? We have good news. There are tools on the market that can help you measure viscosity. One of them is called a Zahn cup. 

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3 Advantages of Running a Glue Trial With an Expert

Picture this: You are working on a new project that requires a different glue than you are used to working with. You contact your glue manufacturer and they make a glue recommendation.  Now what?

The next step should always be to run a glue trial alongside your glue manufacturer in your facility. Here is why...

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Lab Testing Of Glue Raw Materials: Viscosity Tests

 Gelatin is an extremely important part of our protein glues. Since the 1970s, we have replaced the primary ingredient, extracted collagen from hides of bovine and porcine, with recycled pharmaceutical and nutritional gelatin in the form of soft gel netting.

Some tests that we perform on incoming gelatin shipments include: dirt tests, viscosity tests, gram “jelly” strength tests, sulfur tests, solids tests, and bleachability tests. Any customer specific testing is performed on all protein glues as well.

Today we will dive into viscosity tests.

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