Do You Know How to Check Your Liquid Glue This Freeze Season?

Freeze Season Is HereWith freeze season here it’s important to know how to protect your liquid products. This winter please be sure your receiving department knows to do the following before signing the carrier’s delivery receipt.

When a liquid adhesive arrives, open the container and examine the contents for the following conditions:

  1. Check to see if the adhesive temperature has gone below 32°F or 0°C
  2. Does the product look coagulated resembling cottage cheese
  3. Is there water separation in the product
  4. Is the product hard and frozen

*If freeze indicator was used you must still check the product as mentioned above. 

If you discover any of these conditions and the Bill Of Lading is marked “Protect From Freezing” reject the shipment and state your exception in writing on the delivery receipt. If you choose to receive the shipment, you assume responsibility for the condition of the freight received. If you discover a problem after the carrier has left, call the carrier and request an immediate inspection. For other questions, call your AJ Adhesives Customer Service Representative at 314.652.4583.

Keep In Mind:

  • Place purchase orders early in the week so the product is not in transit over the weekend
  • Be sure to always keep liquid adhesives in storage areas at or above 55°F and away from open doors, cold areas, or any areas exposed to cold conditions
  • Please be sure to inspect all liquid adhesive products upon delivery in the presence of the carrier’s driver to ensure there is no evidence of frozen product. If this is not done, and the receiver accepts the goods, it is assumed the goods are not frozen at the time of delivery and it becomes the responsibility of the consignee
  • Order truckload quantities when possible to receive additional heat protection
  • Transit times may vary due to unpredictable weather/road conditions; encourage customers to buffer transit to ensure timely delivery

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April is Customer Loyalty Month – Get $$ off Your Shipping Order!

Customer Loyalty Month BannerDid you know April is Customer Loyalty Month? We did! There’s no denying we love our customers. In fact, we love our customers so much that we want to reward our loyal friends with this Customer Loyalty Month special! We want to give you a 10% discount off shipping of your next order to show you how much we appreciate your business! And for one ultimate winner we want to give you FREE FREIGHT!

How do you win this discount? Follow the steps below to be eligible to win money off shipping:

  1. LIKE our AJ Facebook page
  2. COMMENT on our wall why AJ makes you Insanely Happy!

That’s it! That’s all you have to do! All participants will win 10% off of their next shipping order! At the end of the month of April we will select an ultimate winner who provided the BEST answer as to why we make them Insanely Happy from the comments on our wall and that customer will win FREE FREIGHT off their next order! So make sure you tell us how we’ve made you such a loyal and happy customer!

We can’t wait to hear from you! Good Luck! .

* Upon participating in this promotion your 10% savings will be applied to your next order after the month of April and our ultimate winner will get free freight off of their next order after the contest is over April 30th.

* One comment and discount per customer.