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How much does protein glue cost for box makers?

Posted on April 28th, 2016 by Maria Verros

One of the first questions potential customers want to know when they call our company is: How much does your protein glue cost? When box makers consider switching glue vendors, cost is a top concern. Although this is a very difficult question to answer, I will try my best to explain some protein…
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Glue Used to Manufacture Abrasives

Posted on April 20th, 2016 by Maria Verros

Abrasives, often mineral based are used to shape or finish a wide range of materials through a sanding or rubbing action. (Wikipedia). Abrasives come in a number of shapes, sizes and materials; each is designed for a specific finish.

For instance, sandpaper is a type of coated abrasive that consists…
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Cheers: Labeling Glue for Beer Bottles

Posted on April 13th, 2016 by Maria Verros

When you reach for an ice cold beer on a hot summer day, chances are you’re not thinking about the glue that holds the label in place. But, to be perfectly honest, a lot goes into picking the right labeling glue for beer bottles. Not only does the glue…
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Protein Glue and Book Binding

Posted on April 7th, 2016 by Maria Verros

Protein glues, also called jelly or cake glues, are used in many everyday applications like book binding, game board manufacturing, packaging, wood working and more. The main ingredient in LD Davis protein glue is recycled scrap gelatin from pharmaceutical netting. Gelatin is derived from collagen, hence the name ‘protein’…
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Glue Used for Paper Towel Manufacturing

Posted on April 4th, 2016 by Maria Verros

When grabbing a paper towel or tissue, have you ever noticed that you are able to pull the layers of it apart? Believe it or not, glue plays a major role in holding these thin layers of absorbent paper together.
Paper Towel Manufacturing Process

The first step in the process of…
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