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Re: [BKARTS] Mixed adhesives



I was assuming everyone was talking about the paste additive methyl
cellulose, as in this link (for example, not for commercial purposes):

http://www.paper-source.com/cgi-bin/paper/item/Methyl-Cellulose/2903.015/47007101.html

Rachel

On Tue, Mar 3, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Jet Foncannon <bolu.bolu@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> By methyl cellulose, what do you mean?
>
>
> Charles Jones wrote:
>
>  Based on directions from a Library of Congress manual on the  construction
>> of boxes and portfolios,
>> I use  a "mixture" of 50% methy cellulose and PVA. Priscilla Spitler  and
>> many others use only PVA. Using mixture
>> provides more open time for manipulation of materials. Priscilla is so
>>  fast and has such a good eye that she is amazingly fast.
>>
>> For spine or gluing up trays or slipcase boards I find it preferable  to
>> use pva straight.
>>
>> Charles Jones
>>
>>
>> On Mar 3, 2009, at 10:27 AM, John MacKrell wrote:
>>
>>  How do you book conservators use mixed adhesives?  That is PVA and
>>>  either
>>> paste or methyl cellulose, or any other interesting combinations  (e.g.,
>>> paste mixed with methyl cellulose).  I am interested in the mixtures
>>>  used as
>>> well as where and why they are used.  Thanks for your help.
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> LaNana Creek Press
>>
>> 13001 SFA Station
>> Nacogdoches, TX 75962
>> http://lananacreekpress.com/
>>
>>
>>
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