What Is Envelope Glue Made of?

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The glue applied on envelopes is of two types. There is the glue applied to the flap which is stuck by the consumer and is usually a gum. A distinctive natural gum is gum arabic, which comes from a substance fabricated by the acacia tree. The other glue which holds the rest of the envelope is stronger and more permanent. This glue is regularly derived from starches that are acquired from corn, rice, wheat, potatoes and other plants.
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The glue from an envelope is made from a mixture of dextrin and polyvinyl acetate or alcohol. The dextrin is made from starch such as potato and the vinyl alcohol is made from petroleum.
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The glue applied to the flap is typically a gum arabic, from the acacia tree.
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I used to be in the glue industry. While "animal" glues do exist, they are not used for envelopes. The ones you lick are casein based, which comes from milk. Self-seal envelopes
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Talk about an wide-open question, like "What is that guy's name? (while pointing down from atop the Empire State building in NYCity). The short answer RTFL - Read The "FULL
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