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The Best Ways to Clean Up Water-Based and Protein Glue Spills

Accidents happen. Water-based and protein glues are popular for packaging, laminating, and labeling applications and need to be applied as a liquid. The risk of having an accidental spill increases when glues are in the liquid state. 

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What are the Definitions of Biodegradable, Compostable, Eco-Friendly & Sustainable?

Reducing the impact of human activity is increasingly becoming more critical. Businesses large and small in the packaging industry are working to develop alternative production methods that are more eco-conscious. You’ve probably seen packaging and labels with words like biodegradable, compostable, eco-friendly, and sustainable, but what does that mean?

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Improving Protein and Liquid Glue Application During the Winter

Winter weather is on the way. The change in the seasons can mean a difference in your production if you’re using protein or liquid dextrin and starch glues. Since these glues are eco-friendly, temperature and humidity can affect them, and operators need to be conscious of how these variables can change your application settings.

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What Do I Do If My Glue is Expired?

Just like with most natural products, glues have an expiration date.  You'll notice, especially with your natural glues (protein/gelatin based) and liquid water-based glues, that after they have hit their expiration date they may become moldy and unusable.

What do you do if your glue is expired?

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