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Hide Glue’s Reversibility Advantage

Posted on March 31st, 2015 by Maria Verros

The reversibility property of hide glue for wood applications provides an advantage over other types of glue.  This provides greater flexibility for not only new jobs, but also for the repair and restoration of old ones.Common wood applications that benefit from hide glue’s reversibility property range from the production…
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Hide Glue Strength for Woodworking Applications

Posted on March 17th, 2015 by Maria Verros

For centuries, hide glue has existed for the use of wood finishing and even mural paintings. Today hide glue is sparsely industrialized, but still used in making and restoring objects. In recent years, yellow and white PVA glues have been used in woodworking applications as a replacement for hide glue…
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L.D. Davis Hide Glue

Posted on February 17th, 2015 by Maria Verros

L.D. Davis has been manufacturing hide glues since the early 1920s.Our eco-friendly hide glue spans a wide range of technical gelatin. L.D. Davis’s hide glue is sold in many different grams strengths allowing adhesive compounders the ability to adjust open time, tack level and viscosity for running on all…
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L.D. Davis Utilizes Ground Hard Cap

Posted on September 9th, 2014 by Maria Verros

The number one request we receive from customers is how to lower costs without impacting the superior quality and performance of their adhesives. Our lab took on this challenge and worked on an alternative to one of our most popular products.  The product NW139C is traditionally an amber color…
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eBooks vs. Hardcover Books

Posted on August 15th, 2014 by Maria Verros

It’s almost time for back to school and you all know what that means…time to buy some books! Since the introduction of the Kindle and eBooks in 2007 the sales of traditional books has declined.  Our adhesive has been, and will continue to be, an integral part of the book…
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