Silbon paper! Is this magic paper?
Because we can’t speak english
I am using DeepL translate, so it may be a strange sentence,
but I would like you to understand
Essential for camera and lens cleaning
This time, we would like to introduce our company, Vintage
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Maintenance: Takashi Okumura
Let’s talk about Silbon paper.
By cleaning your camera and lenses
It is possible to keep a camera lens in good clean condition
for a long period of time.
Lenses in particular are prone to dust and scratches are the
Every time you read our cleaning columns, you’re familiar
I wanted to find out what kind of cleaning paper this is.
Here is Silbon paper.
Seller Nikon Imaging Japan Inc.
Please visit the official website for product information.
At first glance, it could be mistaken for tissue paper.
But when you hold it in your hand, you will see that it is finely
I pulled on the longer dimension and the paper didn’t shred.
It feels strong.
The shorter one seems to tear easily.
My interest was piqued when I realized that this was no
Then, on the wrapping paper of the product.
The product is labeled “Cleaning Wiper “DasperⓇ”
I found out that it is manufactured by Ozu Sangyo K.K. in
You can view the catalog from the website of Ozu Sangyo
When I looked at the history and history of the website of
Ozu Sangyo Co.
I also learned for the first time that this Ozu Sangyo Co.
369 years ago, in 1653!
It is a very historic company, a Japanese paper wholesaler
that started in Edo (Tokyo).
※Reprinted from History of Ozu Sangyo Co.
you to take a look at this corporate history!
I believe that this company is unrivaled in nonwoven fabrics.
This is where “Dasper” was born.
Because Ozu Sangyo is a company that delivers products
for business use
In general, you will be able to purchase products from Nikon
Imaging Japan Inc.
(Please do not inquire directly from Ozu Sangyo Co.)
When cleaning the camera/lens, tissue paper inevitably
leaves fine paper fibers.
Cleaning cloths and other cloths may scratch the lens.
This is why the Silbon Paper (Nikon) has emerged.
It is an indispensable cleaning necessity for cameras and
The vintage cameras and lenses we deal with are particularly
meticulous, so this “Silbon paper (Nikon)” is especially
One thing I was curious about was the name.
The wrapping paper says “Dasper®”.
However, the product name is Silbon paper.
I was curious as to the origin of the name of this Silbon paper.
I looked into it in all directions.
I looked up this dictionary at the library.
Quoted from Kenkyusha New Japanese-English Dictionary,
「Silbon Paper (Trademark) (Photo) (for lens wiping)
In the next issue, I will write about “What is Silbon paper?”
and how it feels when actually cleaning!
Stay tuned for Part 2!
Writer Takashi Okumura