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Re: tips for using dry pigment

Hi Judy, you need sugar in carbon printing as a plasticizer. Without it
the carbon tissue would be so brittle and stiff (when dry) that you
wouldn't able to cut it w/o causing it to crack/flake.


11 Mayıs 2009, Pazartesi, 6:23 am tarihinde, Judy Seigel yazmış:
> ...
> That sugar business is pure nonsense, somebody's bright idea after sucking
> up too many lollipops.
> ...
> If you're doing this for carbon printing, I don 't have  a clue -- EXCEPT
> I've probably read or skimmed 90% of the classic carbon formulas. I don't
> recall any that called for sugar.  Who is this sugar advisor?  A Cuban?
> ...