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Re: [BKARTS] Rusted nails in signatures



Do you have a reference for this treatment?

Don Rash



Douglas Sanders wrote:
>
> There is a two-chemical treatment by the use of sodium dithionite and
> EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) which will chelate the iron
> particles, reduce them and reduce the staining to a considerable extent.
> It is effective for staple, paper clip and some iron-caused foxing
> stains.  The process a somewhat complex, so it might not be advisable
> for all skill levels.
>
> Doug Sanders
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ed Stansell [mailto:CraftBook@xxxxxxx]
> > Sent: Friday, June 11, 2004 8:21 AM
> > To: BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: Rusted nails in signatures
> >
> > Daniel,
> >
> > To my knowledge, there is no solvent for rust. There are things that
> might
> > remove small amount and others that bleach, but all this will
> contribute to the
> > deterioration of the paper. Better to make needed repairs and leave
> the rust
> > as is.
> >
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Ed
> > http://www.bookrestoration.net/
> >
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