Gellan Gum

    SKU: Gellan-Gum


    $42.25 to $100.40


    A pure low acyl gellan gum meant to work well in a variety of applications.

    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 pre-treated tissues, to flatten local creases, and to wash documents.

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