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PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT

 

A Listing of Basic Tools and Supplies for Collection Repairs

 

Handtools:

    Awl

    Bone Folder 

    Brush

    Graphic knife

    Knitting needles

    Ruler, straight edge

    Shears

    Sewing needles

    Weight bags

 

Supplies:

    Document Cleaning Pad

    Fillmoplast P tape

    Filmosplast T tape

    pH Testing Pen

    PVA (pH-neutral adhesive)

    Scotch glue stick

    Sharp point knife

    Waxed paper

 

Estimated Cost:  *

    $ 7.40  /each (Brodart)

    $ 6.49  /each

    $15.75  /each

    $ 6.59  /each

    $12.38  /two (Walmart)

    $ 5.20  /each

    $24.00  /each

    $ 4.45  /pkg. 10

    $11.00  /2 x 3 bag

 

 

    $ 6.95  /each

    $26.89  /roll

    $39.99  /roll

    $ 5.25  /each

    $ 9.35  /8 oz. bottle

    $ 2.29  /each

    $ 9.05  /each

    $ 2.25  /pkg. 50

   

    TOTAL COST for all tools and supplies                         $195.28

 

*Estimated cost derived from 2010 archival on-line catalogs