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LD Davis - BLOG

There is always a low cost low quality competitor…

Posted on May 19th, 2015 by Maria Verros

Like a lot of manufacturers in the United States we sell a high quality, high performance product which in turn does not make us the cheapest out there. Our adhesives are sold per pound so some customers look at that per pound price and say, in a cost cutting…
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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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