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[BKARTS] Bright, flawless chromium metal pressing plates



This message was mistakenly sent to just a few of the Book_Arts ListServe on
May 11.  BillMinter chimed in with the reply below.

> Does anybody out there know where to obtain bright, flawless chromium
> plates
> for pressing leather?

Signa Houghteling
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Many years ago, I purchased some used Photographic Ferrotyping Plates
--- the type used to dry photo prints with a glossy surface. They have
proved wonderful. If they cannot be found, you could try the #2B mill
finish Type 304 stainless steel (Catalog # 8983k36). An even better
surface would be the #8 mirror finish (cat #9785k12). Check
McMaster-Carr Supply at www.mcmaster.com

Good Luck.
Bill

William Minter Bookbinding & Conservation, Inc.
4364 Woodbury Pike
Woodbury, PA  16695
814-793-4020
Fax:   814-793-4045
Email:    wminter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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