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Re: [BKARTS] Mixed adhesives



Without going into detail, methyl cellulose is weak adhesive that is often
mixed with past or PVA to change their properties.  It is also used to
re-size paper.

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John MacKrell
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> From: Jet Foncannon <bolu.bolu@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: Book_Arts-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue, 3 Mar 2009 14:51:03 -0500
> To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: [BKARTS] Mixed adhesives
> 
> 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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