Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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consistency

1. That property of a liquid adhesive that enables it to resist deformation. The property is not considered to be fundamental to adhesives; it is, however, manifest in the viscosity, plasticity, as well as other properties of the adhesive. See also:VISCOSITY COEFFICIENT . 2. The air-dry (or oven-dry) percentage by weight of fibrous material in a paper stock or suspension. (17 , 98 , 309 )




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