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Glue cleaning, An interesting approach to cleaning records
post Sep 21 2010, 19:07
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The guy coats a record in glue, waits for it to set, then peels it off. Apparently it works very well. I'm not sure how it compares to other techniques, so I figured I'd run it by you guys and see what you think.

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post Sep 22 2010, 19:46
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PVA is not water soluble.
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post Sep 22 2010, 20:14
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QUOTE (googlebot @ Sep 22 2010, 19:46) *
PVA is not water soluble.

Perhaps David (2Bdecided) is being misled by the fact that PVA glue mixes easily with water resulting in a thinner consistency. But it's not dissolving - PVA glue is an emulsion with water, and when it dries, the remaining pure PVA is indeed waterproof. (That's why furniture doesn't fall apart if it gets wet :-)

Back to the original thread subject: I tried the "PVA film" trick many years back, but (probably due to my incompetence in application) found that it would nearly always tear into small strips when attempting the "peel". I gave up and bought a Moth vacuum machine.

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