Solvent gels for the cleaning of works of art the residue question

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Published by Getty Conservation Institute in [Marina del Rey, CA, USA] .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Art -- Cleaning.,
  • Art -- Conservation and restoration.,
  • Colloids.,
  • Paint removers.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-152) and index.

Book details

StatementDusan Stulik ... [et al.] ; edited by Valerie Dorge.
SeriesResearch in conservation
ContributionsStulik, Dusan, 1956-, Dorge, Valerie, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsN8560 .S7 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination162 p. :
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17929806M
ISBN 100892367598
LC Control Number2003025849

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Solvent Gels for the Cleaning of Works of Art: The Residue Question (Research in Conservation) by: Dusan Stulik Herant Khanjian David Miller Narayan Khandekar Richard Wolbers Janice Carlson Christian Petersen.

Since the mids, especially in the field of cleaning easel paintings, the name Wolbers and gels have been closely linked. Initially, Richard Wolbers’ research focussed on the use of solvent-carrying gels based on the polymer Carbopol® and resin soaps. Solvent gels for the cleaning of works of art: the residue question.

Examines gel cleaning in the treatment of paintings and painted works of art, presents the methodologies, data, and results of a collaborative project of the Getty Conservation Institute and Winterthur Museum. able in an emulsion designed to clean works of art.

In prac-tice, this breakage of the emulsion has been observed when attempting to clean very grimy areas and when the gel is left to dwell for an extended period. Since the structure of Pemulen is described as being similar to that of Carbopol, it is assumed that clearance issues for Pemulen.

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Cleaning is one of the most important and delicate operations in the conservation of cultural heritage, and, if not correctly performed, may irreversibly damage works of art.

Cleaning grime or other layers from unpainted surfaces in general also presents problems such as color change to the surface and absorption of the cleaning agent into porous surfaces. Overview In the mids, Richard Wolbers at the University of Delaware introduced solvent-based gels, resin soaps.

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Non-volatile cleaning agents must be actively cleared from original surfaces, usually by dilution. Reactive organic solvents: Unlike a 'true' solvent, these cleaning agents combine solvent action with a chemical reaction, altering the nature of the material.

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My library. In this video, Leslie discusses the three main cleaning solvents she uses before painting an antique furniture or decorative piece: mineral spirits, denatured alcohol and lacquer thinner. She.

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