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Subject: Polyester film

Polyester film

From: John Boral <b2bdirect>
Date: Friday, March 22, 2002
Patricia L. Miller <plmxiha [at] prairienet__org> writes

>Regarding the posting by Bill Minter in response to Amparo R. De
>Torres about polyester film. Melinex 516 and Mylar D (Conservation
>DistList Instance: 15:63 Tuesday, March 19, 2002): Melinex 516 is
>available from Hollinger's.  If you want Mylar D, you can probably
>still get some from Light Impressions. They bought up a large amount
>when they found it was going to be discontinued.

Most all of the major archival material suppliers have a quantity of
Mylar D on hand and most carry the Melinex 516. They will
automatically substitute the Melinex 516 for Mylar D unless
notified. If you wish to know what you are receiving you should give
your individual supplier a call.

John Boral

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:65
                  Distributed: Tuesday, March 26, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-65-006
Received on Friday, 22 March, 2002

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