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Protein Glue (Animal Glue) in the Summertime

Summertime is finally here, you know what the means?

Beach trips, flip flops, swimming, refreshing cocktails, and protein glue? That’s right folks, protein glue also known as hide glue or animal glue.

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Hide Glue Strength for Woodworking Applications

For centuries, hide glue has existed for the use of wood finishing and even mural paintings.

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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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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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