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Re: Question about Glues



Fred-- PVA glues, like Sobo, are the way to go.

Fred Chang wrote:

> Hi.  Can anyone please refer me to a good source of
> information on glues and pastes?
>
> I have been using wheat paste because it's available,
> economical and doesn't seem to rely on any animal
> byproducts or synthetic chemicals like formaldehyde.
> However, the paste that I've been using doesn't seem
> terribly flexible.  It will crack if you open the
> spine (of a multi-signature text block) too wide.
>
> Is a gelatin-based glue more durable and flexible?
>
> Thanks!
>
> Fred Chang
> Port Orchard, WA
>
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