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Re: Rolltaq Adhesive applicator problems
- To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
- Subject: Re: Rolltaq Adhesive applicator problems
- From: Claudia Stall <cstall@MAIL.SDSU.EDU>
- Date: Thu, 7 Jan 1999 15:14:00 -0800
- In-Reply-To: <199901071421.GAA12508@mail.sdsu.edu>
- Message-Id: <199901072314.PAA14616@palimpsest.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "Book_Arts-L: READ THE FAQ at http://www.dreamscape.com/pdverhey" <BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
After trying any number of rolled adhesive applicators, this item sounds
like another I'd like to try. I looked in the 1998 Gaylord catalog and it
was not listed by name or under adhesives.
Can you help locate a source?
At 09:20 AM 01/07/1999 -0500, you wrote:
>The adhesive is a "modified Ethylene Vinyl Acetate Copolymer." As to
>whether it is "archival" or not I guess that depends on how and where it's
>used. Having played with it and adding it to the Gaylord Catalog I do know
>that it is reversible in water and pH neutral.
>If you don't like their adhesive, you can always use regular PVA (no doubt
>voiding any warranty), you'll just have to clean it immediately, and
>thoroughly. The table top model is very nice, simple, and affordable.
>Works similar to a Pot Devin, except that instead of two rollers (one to
>pick up glue, the other to apply, the gap between them determining amount)
>there is a metal bar which is adjustable. Disassembly for cleaning isn't
>too tough either, but does require some mechanical inclination, which many
>binders and book artists have. So you could use your favorite glue. Their
>glue sticks well enough, but the delay time is a bit long for my taste.
>Peter Verheyen, Listowner: Book_Arts-L
Head, Collection Preservation Unit
San Diego State University
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