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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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Why Manufacturers Should Consult with a Glue Expert

 

Glue: you can’t live without, and most hardly ever think about it. In fact, people only really seem to think about glue when it comes to manufacturing, and often it pertains to one of these two questions: ‘Why isn’t this glue working?’ and ‘How can I improve this process?’

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Meet The Team: Tiffany Cutler, Quality Manager

Our quality control standards are one of the many things that sets LD Davis apart of our competition. Our lab team works hard each day to make sure each and every raw material and glue batch is within specification, and ready to perform optimally on your production line. 

For our latest "Meet The Team" feature we sat down with Tiffany, the Quality Manager in our lab, to learn more about her and her role in our Technical Department. 

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Lab Testing Of Glue Raw Materials: Dirt Tests

Gelatin is the key raw material used in our protein cake glues (animal glue) and we receive this raw material from several different suppliers.   To ensure all gelatin meets our quality control standards, there are a number of tests performed when we receive it in our plant.  This assures the cake glues provided to our customers are consistent in quality. 

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Lab Testing of Protein Glue (Animal Glue) Cakes

Before any protein glues (animal glue) leave our manufacturing facility, a lot of technical work is done behind the scenes. Not only do we test each and every raw material used in the manufacturing process, but we test the glues after they are in cake form and ready for use. 

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