Cutting adhesive costs by checking fiber-tear

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Cutting adhesive costs by checking fiber-tear   Why should I check fiber-tear? If you are completely new to adhesives/manufacturing, you should ask your operator if he/she has checked your applications adhesive fiber-tear. It may seem silly to tear open cases, cartons, etc… but it can save you endless amounts of costs in the long-run if […]

What To Look For When Deciding Which Adhesive Supplier To Use

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What To Look For When Deciding Which Adhesives Supplier To Use   There are many factors that may influence your decision as to what adhesive supplier you should work with. This article will go over some key factors that are important to think about when making your decision. Some important qualities to look for include: […]

Things You Should Know About Water Based Adhesives

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Things You Should Know About Water Based Adhesives   There are many scenarios where you should be using be using water-based adhesive. However, with everything there are pros and cons. The first thing to note is that Water-based adhesives can either be natural polymers meaning they are from plant-based sources such as (dextrins, starches), protein […]

6 Precious Tips To Help You Get Better Adhesive

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6 Precious Tips To Help You Get Better Adhesive Start with application: There are 10 precious tips that you need to consider when looking for an adhesive/adhesive supplier. It all starts with application. Often times, most people turn to Google to see what would work best for their application, but this is a bit tricky […]

Five Things Nobody Told You About How Food Packaging Affects Consumers

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Five Things Nobody Told You About How Food Packaging Affects Consumers   Packaging Design Did you know that food packaging has an effect on people’s intent to purchase it or not. It may sound funny, but it’s true and nowadays it’s getting more and more difficult to stand out on a crowded shelf with new snacks […]

The History of Hot Melt Adhesive

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The History of Hot Melt Adhesive   The history of hot melt adhesive goes back to 1940 when Procter & Gamble, Paul Cope invented the thermoplastic glue as an improvement of water-based adhesives that were failing humid climates. This changed the direction the industry was going. You can now use 100% solid, non-toxic adhesives containing […]

What labels should I buy?

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What labels should I buy?   Glass Bottles: Film Labels: Sometimes it may be hard to decide what labels you should buy. When it comes to deciding what labels work best for your bottling needs you need to first look at what the bottle is made of. If you are looking for glass bottle labels […]

What Adhesives Should I be Using For Assembly Applications?

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What Adhesives Should I be Using For Assembly Applications?   Before we jump into this. You may be thinking. What adhesives should I be using for assembly? It’s is a common question we hear that’s a little complex to answer without knowing more about your application. However, below are some different options that work best […]

What Are Sustainable and Eco Friendly Adhesives?

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Sustainable/Eco Friendly Adhesive Terminology   Sustainable and Eco Friendly Adhesives are of concern to governments, business and the public all over the world. With each month that goes by, we are introduced to new, innovative ways of being ‘greener’. On a personal level, that could be through using a reusable water bottle, shopping with bags for […]