Gellan Gum

SKU: Gellan Gum


$33.25 to $83.40
KelcoGel is a pure low acyl gellan gum.

Information of this product has recently been published by Silvia Sotgiu and Simonetta Iannuccelli of Rome Italy, as a new methodology for wet conservation treatments of graphic art on paper, using a rigid polysaccharide gel of gellan gum.

This material has recently gained popularity by Book and Paper Conservators as a means to clean objects.  Once prepared it can be used to remove stains on paper, to reactivate adhesive pretreated tissues, to flatten local creases, and to wash documents.