Akapad Sensitive White - Dry Cleaning Sponge

The Akapad white dry cleaning sponge (formerly known as Wishab) has been designed for the cleaning of sensitive surfaces. The composition of the Akapad white sponge has been especially formulated to provide safe cleaning and prevent harm to works of art on paper.

  • pH neutral
  • Leaves no residue
  • Safe for use on sensitive surfaces
  • Also available in powder form (pack of 500g)
  • Gentler than a standard latex smoke sponge

Akapad white has been developed for the gentle cleaning of papers, plans, posters, legal documents, plus many more very sensitive surfaces. Akapad white has shown particularly positive results with regards to ageing resistance in the cleaning of paper.


In October 2001 the independent “Instituut Collectie Nederland”, Amsterdam tested akapad white with regards to age resistance of residue on paper restoration. At the time of the testing akapad white was called “wishab Spezialschwamm”.

“Papers that are rubbed (…) shaken and brushed, contain no residue and, therefore, undergo no adverse effects as the result of interaction with the products.”


Akapad white should be stored in closed boxes avoiding UV light to avoid discolouration of the active layers.

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Akapad White Soft Sponge
P782-4153 782-4153
Pack Size: Each Price: £6.70 ex VAT In Stock
Akapad White Soft Sponge - Bulk
P782-4153/30 782-4153/30
Pack Size: Pkg 30 Price: £179.00 ex VAT In Stock
Akapad White Hard Sponge
P782-4151 782-4151
Pack Size: Each Price: £6.70 ex VAT In Stock
Akapad White Hard Sponge - Bulk
P782-4151/30 782-4151/30
Pack Size: Pkg 30 Price: £179.00 ex VAT In Stock
Akapad Flexible White Sponge
P782-4152 782-4152
Pack Size: Each Price: £6.90 ex VAT In Stock
Akapad Flexible White Sponge - Bulk
P782-4152/30 782-4152/30
Pack Size: Pkg 30 Price: £188.00 ex VAT Low Stock
Akapad Soft Powder - 500g
P782-4301 782-4301
Pack Size: Each Price: £13.70 ex VAT In Stock
Accessories to fit
Akapad Multipack - 1 each of all grades (7 Sponges)
P782-4PACK 782-4PACK
Pack Size: 7 Sponges Price: £32.45 ex VAT Due in Stock

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