Materials for Conservation

Materials for Conservation

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qThe first section explains the physical and chemical properties which are important in the conservation process, i.e. application, aging, reversal. The topics covered include molecular weight, glass transition temperature, solubility and solvents, polymerisation and degradation reactions, adhesion, and uses. The second section provides detailed consideration of the individual materials, current and obsolete, used in conservation, drawing out the factors relevant to their effects on objects. The conservation uses of each material are summarised and referenced to allow further studyq--P. [4] of cover.In Conference on Conservation of Stone and Wooden Objects, New York, 7a€“13 June 1970: Preprints (pp. 13a€“22). International ... Plenderleith, H. J. (1956). The conservation of antiquities and works ofart: Treatment, repair and restoration. ... Purves, P. E., aamp; Martin, R. S. J. (1950). Some developments in the use of plastics in museum technology. Museums Journal. ... RathouskA½, J. (1960). The preservation of a 14th century work of art. Technical Digest (Prague). 2(9), 32-37. Rawlinsanbsp;...

Title:Materials for Conservation
Author:Charles Velson Horie
Publisher:Routledge - 2010


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