Re: paper sizing agents (was Re: fabriano paper)

From: Tom Ferguson ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 05/09/04-10:43:51 PM Z
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Warning.. this is old memory ;-)

I don't think it helped with shrinkage (a problem in hand papermaking).
I think it helped some in limiting the quick (and huge) absorption of

On Saturday, May 8, 2004, at 08:28 AM, Christina Z. Anderson wrote:

> <Tom Ferguson said> I've used this (internally) with paper making.
> Just a
> quick note: it
>> takes DAYS to set (become a "hard" size) at room temps. You can speed
>> it up by heating the paper.
>> I haven't tried (or don't remember trying) it as a surface size.
> Tom,
> This is very interesting. When you used this as an internal
> size, did
> you notice less paper shrinkage?
> Chris
Tom Ferguson
Received on Sun May 9 22:44:07 2004

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