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Giveaway Inside: The Benefits of Using a Refractometer

Do you struggle to measure the solids in your gelatin glues accurately? One of the most efficient and accurate methods in manufacturing for checking brix solids in gelatin glue is to use a refractometer.

A refractometer is a simple handheld tool used to measure the percentage of solids. This device is beneficial for those that use protein, gelatin-based glues.

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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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Improving Sustainability Goals With Gelatin-Based Adhesives

Consumer brands are taking action to reduce their carbon footprint by setting sustainability goals. Often, these goals involve using a clean energy supply, sustainable use of resources, and sustainable transport. Ultimately, companies are focusing on shifting their processes to support a circular economy.

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Questions the Experts Ask When Troubleshooting Protein Glue

Working with adhesives can be notoriously tricky. When we get calls about why a customer’s glue isn’t working, it could stem from various factors. If you believe your protein glue application isn’t running as optimally as it should be and want a second option, here are some of the questions a glue expert is likely to ask when troubleshooting your adhesive application. 

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