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- To: Multiple recipients of list BOOK_ARTS-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Adhevisves
- From: Richard Minsky <minsky@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 5 Oct 1996 22:09:05 GMT
- Message-id: <199610052209.PAA16432@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Oct 05, 1996 07:46:34, 'Dolores <dguff@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>' wrote:
>Question 1: difference between archival and non-archival?
Archival adhesives don't accelerate degradation.
>Question 2: difference between glue and paste?
Generally glue is protein (horse, fish, etc.), paste is starch (wheat,
rice, potato,...), though some people refer to pva as glue.
>Question 3: bookbinder's definition of "adhesive"
Usually something that sticks things together, but generally whatever
doesn't fit into glue or paste.
*The above are not necessarily everyone's terms, just "a" bookbinder's ;-)