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Re: gum print on glass

I believe that bon ami has also been used for years for glass and metal cleaning for a variety of art forms.

Best Wishes,
Mark Nelson

Precision Digital Negatives - The System
PDNPrint Forum at Yahoo Groups

In a message dated 8/28/07 10:16:03 PM, jsmigiel@net-link.net writes:

Wetplate photographers including myself typically clean glass plates 
using some form of powdered calcium carbonate (whiting, rottenstone, 
etc.) mixed with grain alcohol.  I believe Bon Ami and other so-
called non-abrasive cleansers (Soft Scrub, etc.) utilize CaCO3 as the 
polishing agent.

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