animal glue


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animal glue

[′an·ə·məl ‚glü]
(materials)
A glue made from the bones, hide, horns, and connective tissues of animals.

animal glue, hide glue

A glue made from the bones, hide, horns, and connective tissues of animals; when used hot, it develops strong bonds; has poor water resistance.
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Whole egg (We), animal glue (Ag), and whole milk (Wm) were applied on untreated wood specimens (Table 1); whole egg was slightly beaten to obtain a homogeneous mixture, animal glue was dissolved in warm water, and whole milk was used without any treatment.
Firstly, remnants of animal glue were removed mechanically from the backs of the vellum bifolia, that is, using scalpels and erasers rather than solvents or moisture.
I dial fire it into the same animal glue expansion medium, however, at the same close distance.
When fired into an animal glue expansion medium at 50 yards, the bullet fragmented on impact; the largest piece penetrated 3 1/2 inches.
The binding agent was usually "glue-water", which is a combination of dried animal glue mixed with water until it reaches a thick, syrupy stage.
In a recent test of 17 different .30 caliber 180-grain bullets fired into an animal glue expansion medium, how many of them do you think retained 85 percent of their original weight (an important measure of bullet performance)?