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Re: [BKARTS] Gauze... I'm stupid????



Would not the high starch content lead to a greater
attraction to insects, etc and possibly result in a
shorten life similar to that of the medical gauze?

Ei
--- Audrey Hollinger <audreyh@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The bleaching and sterilization applied to medical
> gauze could, in theory, weaken the fibres or reduce
> their longevity.
> The bookbinding material is heavily starched to
> stabilize the weave and to make it easy to handle.
> 
> Surely Talas has some, but they might not call it
> "gauze", try "super", "crash", or "mull"
> 
> We also sell it as pieces cut to length off a roll.
> Our stock is about 37" wide.
> -Audrey Hollinger
>  the Papertrail Handmade Paper & Book Arts
>  Waterloo ON Canada  N2J 4R1
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