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Drying method for POP Palladium



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Hi Sandy,


Quoting Mike Ware
http://www.mikeware.co.uk/mikeware/preparations.html

"
Drying Sensitized Paper

Immediately after coating, the paper should be kept horizontal for a few minutes until the liquid is sufficiently absorbed for the surface to become non-reflective. The sheet may then be hung up to dry in the dark for at least an hour before use. Alternatively some heat may be used - a stream of warm air at 40 C for 10 minutes is adequate - but it should be noted that this treatment can influence the print colour, especially in the palladiotype process, and may cause unevenness.
"

Almost the same paragraph is repeated in
http://www.mikeware.co.uk/mikeware/Platino-Palladiotype.html

(This is the article
"The Platino-Palladiotype Process", section "Drying"...)
Quoting Dick Sullivan
http://www.bostick-sullivan.com/articles/ziatype.html
(accessed from: http://www.bostick-sullivan.com/techart.php)

"
One Step Drying

...
Let the print sit for two or three minutes. Using a hair drier with a cold air setting, blow dry till the surface of the paper is just dry...
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and

"
Two Step Drying and Humidification

...First coat with a brush or glass rod and let sit for a few minutes as in the One Step method....
"

Best regards,
Loris.