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LD Davis - BLOG

Hide Glue Strength for Woodworking Applications

Posted on March 17th, 2015 by Kelly Benjamin

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 Kelly Benjamin

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 Kelly Benjamin

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 Kelly Benjamin

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 declining.  Our adhesive has been, and will continue to be, an integral part of the book…
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Primo Adhesives

Posted on May 28th, 2014 by Kelly Benjamin

L.D. Davis launches a new product line. Our Primo Adhesives for the rigid box and laminating industries. What we have found in the rigid box and laminating industries is that our customers have been having a hard time with some of their more difficult substrates. Substrates such as Mylar,…
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