Packaging Adhesive

Glue Used to Make Corrugated Fiberboard

Posted on May 10th, 2016 by Maria Verros

As you can imagine, corrugated fiberboard is one of the most widely used packaging materials in the world. As things like monthly subscription boxes, and cardboard virtual reality headsets gain popularity, the use of corrugated materials is continually growing.

Corrugated fiberboard is a material consisting of a fluted corrugated sheet and one or…
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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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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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Glue Used on Emmeci Machines

Posted on March 22nd, 2016 by Maria Verros

While there are many types of equipment used for rigid box manufacturing, Emmeci machines are the standard in the industry.

Rigid boxes such as cigar, jewelry, candy and perfume boxes are made by laminating a variety of different substrates to solid chipboard material. The substrates can be paper, leather, foil, fabric, and…
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Who Are The Best Protein Glue Suppliers in the U.S.?

Posted on March 1st, 2016 by Maria Verros

Each year, we at L.D. Davis speak with hundreds of businesses and manufacturers in regards to their protein glue needs. Because so many of them are aware of our ninety year history on all things regarding protein glue, they sometimes ask us who are some of the other protein glue suppliers in the U.S.?
Never one to shy away…
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How To Use A MIL Depth Gauge for Glue Application

Posted on September 1st, 2015 by Maria Verros

One of the best ways to get the most out of your adhesive is to make sure that you are applying the appropriate amount to your substrates. What is the best way to do that? One of the easiest ways to measure the amount of adhesive on your substrates…
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Optimal Running Temperature of Cake Glue

Posted on August 5th, 2015 by Maria Verros

You would be surprised how many equipment, and application issues could be resolved simply by adjusting the running temperature of your adhesive.

A question that our lab gets very often from our customers and prospects is in regards to the best temperature to run our cake glues to ensure that their operation…
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Avoiding Box Pop-Ups in Packaging

Posted on July 21st, 2015 by Maria Verros

This was a very highly requested video! Our technical team has worked with a number of prospects and existing customers in the packaging industry that are experiencing box pop-ups. Rigid box and laminating companies have struggled finding easy to use adhesives to bond difficult packaging substrates. This limited what materials they could use and…
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A Closer Look: Paper Packaging

Posted on July 8th, 2015 by Maria Verros

Paper packaging makes up a large portion of the packaging we use today.  Ongoing expansion of the industry is expected  as “the packaged food industry is anticipated to drive the market for paperboard packaging, which comprises packaging of packaged fruits, meat and seafood, cheese, staples, vegetables, and ready-made packaged…
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