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Subject: TEK-Wipe


From: William Minter <wminter<-a>
Date: Monday, October 3, 2011
For the past few years, I have been using TEK-Wipe for a variety of
conservation uses and recently there have been even more uses. It is
a synthetic and entangled cellulose towel that is typically used in
the computer industry. My first use of this wonder material was to
wick the moisture from books that had been washed while still bound.

Within this past year, I found that this material is also available
in a thicker version that provides many new uses, e.g. float
washing, humidification, etc. The best part of TEK-Wipe is that it
does not cockle as do typical blotters when wetted locally--- the
TEK-Wipe remains fairly uniform whether it is wet or dry.

Another feature is that this material is washable, thus reusable as
a blotter material. The material is typically sold to industry as
cut towels, but it can be specially ordered in a 36 and wide x 100
yard roll making it very versatile. While I have some of this
material, Polistini Conservation Material LLC
<URL:> is
also selling it.

Bill Minter
William Minter Bookbinding and Conservation, Inc.
4364 Woodbury Pike
Woodbury PA 16695
Fax: 814-793-4045

                  Conservation DistList Instance 25:18
                  Distributed: Friday, October 7, 2011
                       Message Id: cdl-25-18-003
Received on Monday, 3 October, 2011

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