[AKA Chemie Wishab, Germany] A brand name for a sponge-like dry cleaning pad with blue half-side for handling. AKApad is the new name for a product formerly called Wishab Cleaning Sponges. First developed in 1977, the sponge portion is composed of vulcanized latex. Wishab sponges have been used for dry cleaning many types of surfaces, such as walls, paintings, frescoes, wallpaper, paper, textiles, and rugs.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Wishab Cleaning Sponges
Physical and Chemical Properties
Grades: soft, hard, extra hard, white.
Resources and Citations
- AKAChemie : Wishab (English)
- University Products at http://www.archivalsuppliers.com/user-cgi/display.cgi?id=833