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Subject: Rubber tires

Rubber tires

From: Rebecca Jackson <rebecca.jackson<-a>
Date: Thursday, May 15, 2008
I am preparing a Hercules tricycle for display and it has three
badly degraded rubber tyres, the rubber has crystallized and is
separating from the fabric casing. It is extremely friable and hard.
I am looking at proposals to consolidate the tyres to facilitate the
display of the tricycle. Has anybody any recommendations/previous
experience of adhesives to use or even less intrusive methods to aid
display?

Rebecca Jackson
Assistant Conservator - Objects
Culture and Sport Glasgow
Riverside Project
Museum of Transport
+44 141 2872691


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