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Re: Elmers vs PVA
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Elmers vs PVA
- From: Buckley Jeppson <serif@EROLS.COM>
- Date: Tue, 13 Oct 1998 00:25:00 -0400
- Message-Id: <199810130424.VAA19916@palimpsest.stanford.edu>
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Also, Elmer's glue is brittle and will not hold up. PVA is more flexible.
At 05:36 PM 10/12/1998 +0100, you wrote:
>I think the only problem with Elmers is that it is not archival. I know that
>archival glue can be found from bookbinding suppliers. Try Twinrocker
>Paper at "http://dcwi.com/~twinrock/smoulds.htm"
>Good Luck, Cheryl
>Lee Schauer wrote:
>> I have some quick questions. What is the difference between PVA glue and
>> white, watered down (elmers-type) glue? Is there a danger in using
>> for bookbinding regarding longeveity (or any other reason)? I have been
>> it for a while now, simply because I have had it on hand, with great
>> BTW, many months ago I asked for some advise on bookbinding and I
>> landslide of fantastic information and resources. I tried to thank each
>> of you personally, but in case I miss you--THANKS!!