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Re: [BKARTS] acidity of milk



Thanks
But the paper is already archival.
It's the gum that is about 5.0-6.0

j
> 
> Using Bookkeeper spray sounds like a much easier way to 
> deacidify the Artistamp paper. It is certainly more expensive 
> than milk, but if you're going to be using a lot of that 
> paper, it might be worth buying some for the convenience. The 
> stuff dries almost instantly and doesn't warp the paper.
> 
> Lavinia
>  
> On Tue, 28 Nov 2006 22:40:27 -0500 J Godsey <gods1216@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> writes:
> > Okay -
> > So, I was ph testing the dry-gummed Artistamp paper from 
> > theolatheposte.com (the kind used for bookplates and 
> bookseller trade 
> > tags) The paper came out neutral and the dry gum came up slightly 
> > acidic.
> > Bob from Olathe Poste suggested wetting the gum with milk to 
> > counteract the acidity.
> > Sounds loigical
> > But my initial gut feeling is not to put food on books but 
> what do I 
> > know?
> > 
> > I toss this suggestion to the troops for opinions.
> > 
> > 
> > j. godsey
> > 14 pleasant st
> > methuen, ma 01844
> > Unbound: Book Repair for Booksellers.
> > Book Deodorizer - the guaranteed solution. 
> > http://www.bibliophilebullpen.com/
> > 
> 
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