Source of Cellophane for Drying Gels

Hiranya Roychowdhury hroychow at NMSU.EDU
Mon Aug 28 16:49:26 EST 1995

On Sat, 26 Aug 1995, John Alsobrook wrote:

> Doesn't anyone just use SaranWrap/HandiWrap from the grocery store anymore?

In case you are not aware, these cellophanes are used as backings in 
drying gels (instead of the usual 3MM paper). You can dry the gel between 
two sheets of cellophane held together by a frame- the gel normally dries 
in 24h. This can then be stored, used for autorad and even be used on 
overhead projectors. Alternatively the gel can be dried on the cellophane 
using the regular gel drier. 
	So, you see, these do not replace the Saranwrap/
Handiwrap/Gladwrap etc. 

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