Lens tissue

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Lens tissue


A soft, thin, lightweight, lint-free, nonabrasive paper designed for wrapping or polishing optical lens. Lens tissues are usually made from unbleached or mechanical wood pulp. They have been used for interleaving, lamination, and paper repair. Some lens tissue may contain silicone oils.

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  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982
  • The Dictionary of Paper, American Paper Institute, New York, Fourth Edition, 1980
  • E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969
  • A Glossary of Paper Conservation Terms, Margaret Ellis (ed.), Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York City, 1998