Franklin Connections Blog

  • Welcome to Franklin Connections!

    Nov-30-2012 | Comments: 2 | Posted In: | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    I’m Abbe Raabe, editor of Franklin Connections and marketing communications for the Adhesives & Polymers division of Franklin International. I am pleased to introduce our blog, Franklin Connections, to support our customers and the industries we serve. Franklin Connections serves as our brand’s entry into the world of social media. Our division is excited to be able to deliver useful information in an informal and interactive format. (...) <read more>

  • Wood Adhesive Gluing Tip

    Nov-30-2012 | Comments: 1 | Posted In: | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    Having trouble getting substrates to stick when edge- or face-gluing hardwoods or softwoods? Try this simple test:(...) <read more>

  • One Adhesive Does NOT Fit All

    Nov-26-2012 | Comments: 4 | Posted In: | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    Ask some manufactures what type of glue they use to assemble wood products, and they’ll casually respond, “Oh, the white stuff” or “yellow wood glue.” Such responses can exasperate those of us in the adhesives business. Wood glues are much more complex than that. A number of adhesives manufacturers focus on producing a full range of wood adhesives to enable customers to better meet the requirements of particular applications.(...) <read more>

  • Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Gluing Tip

    Nov-25-2012 | Comments: 1 | Posted In: | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    Increase the pH of water-based pressure sensitive adhesives(...) <read more>

  • General Gluing Tip

    Nov-24-2012 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Abbe Raabe

    Wash with an oil-based substance, such as baby oil(...) <read more>


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