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Re: [PPLetterpress] Re: Digest Number 2023

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  • Lisa Davidson
    Stan: A chemist! Thank you. Lisa ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 10, 2008
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      Stan:
      A chemist! Thank you.
      Lisa

      On Apr 10, 2008, at 10:13 AM, okintertype wrote:

      > In simple terms, ink, like paint, is composed of pigment, vehicle
      > (resin) and solvent in varying degrees and types. If the solvent is
      > not water, then it is a hydrocarbon (compounds containing hydrogen
      > and carbone). The resins are always hydrocarbons. Pigments can be
      > hydrocarbons or inorganic (no carbon present). I guess what you want
      > to know does dried ink contain hydrocarbons. The answer is yes.
      > Stan
      >
      > --- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, Mark Attwood <mark@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Lisa,
      > > as far as I understand there are hydrocarbons in the ink and the
      > > solvent. but I stand to be corrected.
      > >
      > > Mark Attwood
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Posted by: "Lisa Davidson" lisaxdavidson@... lisaxdavidson
      > > Tue Apr 8, 2008 11:12 pm (PDT)
      > >
      > > Are the hydrocarbons in the ink or in the solvents?
      > >
      > > Lisa
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >
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