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Re: Tyvek melts beautifully



Betty,

Thanks.  I jumped to a very wrong conclusion.  I assumed heat was used on
certain kinds of spots.  It all makes sense now.  Thanks, again.

Kathleen Gonzalez


At 09:33 AM 5/26/01 -0700, you wrote:
>When they are stripping the the linings from spines of books needing
>disbinding or a new spine, some binders use a heat gun or steam to soften
>the adhesive (PVA) to remove all the old material.
>
>Spines of books that have been bound using only hide glue and wheat paste
>may be stripped with steam or the application of cold paste or moisture.
>
>At 11:11 AM 05/26/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>>Betty,
>>
>>I'm totally stumped - may I ask what type of heat is used on spines and for
>>what type of cleaning?  Thanks.
>>
>>Kathleen Gonzalez
>>
>>At 08:35 AM 5/26/01 -0700, you wrote:
>>>Some binders use Tyvek strips in place of linen tapes, or as mull, in
>>>binding. This discussion on melting Tyvek has me worried about the use of
>>>heat in cleaning a spine on which Tyvek has been used. Will it ruin the
>book?
>>>
>>>Betty Storz   storz@mcn.org
>>>Mendocino, CA
>>>Book repair and restoration
>>>
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>Betty Storz   storz@mcn.org
>Mendocino, CA
>Book repair and restoration
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