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Subject: Polyester film

Polyester film

From: Bryan Owen <Bryan_Owen>
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 1998
Does anyone out there have any information on Hostaphan 43SM
Polyester Film?  We recently received a sheet film sample from the
company: Pilcher Hamilton Corporation. The fact sheet contains a lot
of good mechanical and optical information, but nothing about its
potential usage with collections materials.

Has anyone used this material in their collections?  Is this a sound
alternative to Mylar-D and Melinex.

Bryan Owen
Senior Preservation Technician
F.L. Olmsted Nat'l Historic Site
99 Warren St.
Brookline, MA 02146

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