[Alt-photo] Re: GUM - Wash paper after hardening

Loris Medici mail at loris.medici.name
Wed Dec 18 16:02:16 UTC 2013

No need to wash after formalin hardening. Formalin evaporates readily.
Could be different for other kinds of hardeners...


P.S. Mind that I use very little formalin, 0.5ml per 100ml 3% gelatin

2013/12/18 Luciano Teghillo <luciano at lucianoteghillo.com>

> Hello All,
> I have one more doubt about paper preparation.
> After the gelatin sized paper has been hardened with formalin and dried,
> should I wash the paper in water (probably running water)?
> Thanks,
> Luciano
> PS. the Fabriano soft-pressed has been shipped and should be here tomorrow.
> Hope to have some news soon.
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