RE: [Marbling] Digest Number 632
- More likely straight acetic acid.
At 08:13 AM 17/09/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>wonder about vinegar.....dyers I know use it sometimes....I tried on paper[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>ages ago and it didn't work, but that was white food grade vinegar.....do
>you know what dyers use?
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> >I did natural dyeing of yarn for years and I mordanted the yarn with Alum,
>tin, copper, or chrome - Alum being the most common. I was always taught
>that I needed to exercise caution with the chrome, tin, and copper but that
>alum was basically inert. And I have (as Iris mentions) used it when
>pickling cucumbers. It makes them crisper. Anyway, being an ex-librarian
>did some research. Talas has an MSDS (material safety data sheet) for many
>of their products. The MSDS for alum can be viewed at
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