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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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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 protein 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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Water-Based Adhesive is the Winner!

Those of us at LD Davis are individuals of many talents! Sure, we can manufacture quality animal glue products, and make 3,000 on-site customer visits each year…but did you know we have a resident photographer on our staff?

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Product Spotlight: Resin Adhesives

 

LD Davis has been manufacturing quality animal glues for over nine decades, but animal glue itself has been around for centuries longer.  In fact, up until the mid-20th century, most glue in use was animal glue, dextrin glue, or other glues composed of natural polymers such as starch adhesives.  Products such as hot melt adhesives and resin adhesives are much newer in comparison to animal glue and other natural adhesives; they have only been used widely for about 60 years or so.

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Liquid Glue in Pails

Liquid Glue Comes in Many Sizes

Industrial adhesives are packaged in many different size containers. Most of our water-based resin adhesives, dextrin glues, and woodworking glues are available not only in 55 gallon drums and totes, but also in five-gallon pails. The liquid glues manufactured by LD Davis are water-based, eco-friendly and non-toxic. Not only are five-gallon pails incredibly convenient to use, the glues that are available in pails are easily customizable to fit your adhesive needs.

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