Sorry for my delayed reply. What you report sounds very unusual.
Did the company send you those instructions for the preparation? I
wonder if they inadvertently sent you something else, like paste that
The CPS expressed as a range is also unusual to me. Most kinds of MC
are very precise. Also the PH would have been raised sufficiently by
--- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, Sue Cole <akartisan@...> wrote:
> www.volcanoarts.biz sells bookbinding and marbling supplies. I
> started out with 4 tablespoons to a gallon, stirred it with a whisk in
> distilled water for quite awhile, then added the tablespoon of clear,
> non sudsing ammonia, and a teaspoon of white vinegar. At the
> time, they were the only ones I knew who were selling Methyl
> cellulose, so that's why I ordered it from them. I even added two
> more tablespoons later of the mc , but it never did get thick.
- those were the direction in a couple of books that I have. I have a
pound of it, so would like to be able to use it. If you have any
suggestions, I would be happy to listen to them.