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Re: Degreasing



At 05:59 AM 11/12/96 +0000, Robyn Sassen wrote:
>Dear Book People
>
>
>Also, I am in the process of running out of my supply of French Chalk
>which I have used in the past for degreasing copper and zinc plates,
>mixed with ammonia.  What is the technical name for this and would I
>be able to get it from a hardware store or something similar.  The
>art equipment shops in my vicinity are not exactly comfortable or
>knowledgeable about the more obscure printmaking foibles.
>
Daniel Smith sells it as Daniel Smith Whiting. Mix it with acetic acid for
degreasing. Daniel Smith's number is 1-800-426-6740 (Seattle). They send
you stuff within a couple of days.

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Shireen Holman, Printmaker and Book Artist
email: (tholman@clark.net)
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