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Subject: Cleaning glass exhibit case

Cleaning glass exhibit case

From: Claudia Stall <cstall>
Date: Tuesday, January 4, 2000
>When I'm in a hurry and can't wait for chemicals to off-gas, I use a
>wet newspaper....
>...  The reason I don't use this
>method all the time is because it's a lot messier than Windex in a
>spray bottle.

I'm surprised no one mentioned the use of microfiber cloths such as
Mystic Maid.  (Information available on line)  Get the cloth wet,
wring as dry as possible, then clean surface.  It will dry with no
streaks or going back over.  It dries perfectly. The surface is
CLEAN with no lint or anything else left on the glass.  It saves
paper towels, cleaner, and time and is environmentally friendly.
These cloths can be used on any hard surface but it is especially
great on glass, mirrors, and plastic (such as the door of the
microwave that always seems to be streaked.)  It is washed in the
washing machine and allowed to dry.

Joice Himawan <jhimawan [at] masshist__org> writes

Claudia Stall
Head, Collection Preservation Unit
San Diego State University
Library and Information Services

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:38
                Distributed: Wednesday, January 5, 2000
                       Message Id: cdl-13-38-003
Received on Tuesday, 4 January, 2000

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