Ellen McCullough writes “It Sucks, but That’s a Good Thing
A very absorbent powder called Super Slurper is useful beyond diapers and oil filters. The new product will restore waterlogged books and will likely hit a library near you sometime next year.
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Nicholas Yeager, co-developer of Super Slurper for the book industry and president of Artifex Equipment, a California company that designs equipment for book conservation, agrees that flooding is one of the major difficulties libraries have to face.