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Re: [BKARTS] page hinging material



I don't recommend using any pressure sensitive or heat setting tapes for
hinges because I just do not trust their reliability. Rather, I use the
ungummed white linen tape sold in 4" rolls by Gaylord. It is strong,
archival and may be cut into strips of the length and width necessary for
the particular job. It can be made heat setting by coating one side with PVA
,  letting it dry and ironing it on when the strip is in place. I would coat
the length of tape and let it dry before cutting the strips into widths.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rena K. Oldham" <Tornpaperbooks@xxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 7:51 AM
Subject: [BKARTS] page hinging material

> I am looking for material (Tape) to hinge pages in a handmade photo album.
I
> need something acid free, archival, permanent, heat setting or pressure
> sensitive tape, something along the line of pellon (I suppose I could use
> pellon but am unsure if it is acid free or permanent)  The pages in the
album
> will be heavy watercolor paper so the material must be strong but not too
> stiff when doubled for the hinge.  Any help you could give would be
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Rena
>

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