COVID-19 has really pushed consumers to question the health and safety of everything they consume, touch and purchase. RSI carries a portfolio of hot melt adhesives that treat your packaging raw materials the way you treat your food manufacturing process giving customers peace of mind. Watch the video below and contact us to learn more.
How to Determine Your Adhesive ThicknessWhat is a wet mil film gauge?A wet film gauge is a tool used to quickly and easily measure the thickness of your adhesive coating after it has been applied to your substrate. As indicated by the name, the tool measures thickness in units of mils. One mil is equal
You’re at your local grocery store when you decide to check out its selection of mix and match beers. As you browse the shelves, how much are you influenced by the labels? Do certain brands draw you in more than others? If you’ve ever judged a bottle by its cover, you’re not alone. 72 percent
Just how smart is the average bottle of wine? Apparently, it's gotten a lot smarter. The beverage industry has just announced the launch of its its first-ever "smart wine bottle." Developed using Thinfilm technology, the wine bottle uses thin, electronic sensors that can detect when the bottle has been opened and where the bottle is
Last week, we shared Part I of our Bottle Labeling Troubleshooting Guide with you. In case you missed it, you can find it here. We've also re-posted it below alongside Part II. By now, you're familiar with what may cause your labels to wrinkle or blister as well as curl away from bottles. But what
If your process involves bottle labeling, you know how much unexpected issues can hurt your bottom line. When labels fail to adhere properly to bottles, reworks and downtime can increase your costs and decrease production. Since bottle labeling can be a complex application, there are many potential issues that may arise, along with a wide
When you look at your rotary labeling equipment, do you notice a lot of adhesive buildup on the pallets? When water-based labeling adhesives build up on your machinery, it can cause issues. Some of these include improper label pick up, transfer of buildup to your label ending up on your bottles, and gumming up of
You’re familiar with your labeling process, but how much time do you have to dedicate to understanding the adhesive? If you’re like most people, the answer is not a whole lot. With so much going on in your facility, there’s little time left for understanding how adhesives work. One of the first questions you may