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[BKARTS] Foxing



Jack said
>If the foxing is iron-based, bleaching only converts the stains to
>a colorless iron salt and diffuses if further into the paper.

When dealing with iron stains in leather (little black spots, particularly
visible on light color skins, often caused by the specks of steel from the blade
of the helical splitter, which is constantly being sharpened while running), I
have used EDTA to sequester the iron. Would the same technique work for paper?

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 Richard
 http://www.minsky.com
 http://www.centerforbookarts.org

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