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Re: [BKARTS] reversible, archival glues



This has been asked before, (see the archives) but I can't find the
answer.  Who supplies Promacto A1023?
Thanks,
Jet

Richard Minsky wrote:
> 
> There are huge differences between PVA adhesives. As far as the
> "tests" go, you can throw them out the window.  They were done by
> Norbert Baer at the NYU conservation center over 30 years ago, and
> reprinted by the Guild of BookWorkers during that era.  It was very
> useful info at the time.
> 
> I saw Dr. Baer at the Grolier Club a few years ago and asked him
> whether those results were still valid. He said that the
> manufacturers had changed formulas many times since then, and did not
> disclose the changes. Some of the manufacturing companies had changed
> hands as well. He advised not to rely on the old data.
> 
> I use Jade 403 for general purposes, but use Promacto A1023 for
> boxmaking because of its high tack and fast set.
> 
> Richard
> http://minsky.com
> 
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                 <http://www.philobiblon.com/bonefolder>
                                    
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   <http://palimpsest.stanford.edu/byorg/gbw/gallery/100anniversary/>
                                    
             For all your subscription questions, go to the
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