[alt-photo] Re: European distributor for Aerosil (fumed silica dioxide)

Jon Reid jon at sharperstill.com
Thu Mar 1 11:57:31 GMT 2012

Thanks, found some more detail on Dick Sullivan's excellently named
Swings & Tilts blog.


On 01/03/2012, at 10:50 PM, Kurt Nagy <kakarott76 at hotmail.com> wrote:

> I would treat it like PVA or any other size.  Thin coat and let it dry fully, at least that's what I would do to test it first.  Better to increase coating than have to figure out how much to take away
> On Mar 1, 2012, at 5:15 AM, Jon Reid <jon at sharperstill.com> wrote:
>> I've just posted this on a thread on APUG but thought I'd send it to
>> the list as well:
>> I've bought some fumed silica from B&S and will try it shortly.
>> I thought I bought the powdered variety but it arrived as a liquid.
>> I've read Richard Sullivan's PDF and several threads but have not read
>> a description of using the liquid form of fumed silica.
>> Should it be used neat?
>> How much should I use? (I'm printing 5x7 Pt/Pd on Arches Platine)
>> I assume I have to dry it before sensitising.
>> Any thoughts/experiences on the liquid stuff?
>> Jon
>> On 01/03/2012, at 10:10 PM, Alberto Novo <alt.list at albertonovo.it> wrote:
>>>> Aeroxide ® types is NOVOCHEM Budapest is responsible for small size orders.
>>> NOVOCHEM... it's not me! ;-)
>>> Alberto
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