A general purpose bookbinding adhesive for use on paper, binders board and leather. Suitable for paper-to-paper adhesion such as bookplates, hinging, repairing torn pages and corners. Precooked powder; dissolves easily in cold water. Can also be mixed with PVA adhesives or methyl cellulose.
Wheat Paste is acidic, pH 6-6.5 (measured in a 70% slurry). To buffer it, add 10% (by weight) of calcium carbonate.