JAIC 1998, Volume 37, Number 1, Article 3 (pp. 23 to 34)
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JAIC 1998, Volume 37, Number 1, Article 3 (pp. 23 to 34)

COMMERCIAL VINYL AND ACRYLIC FILL MATERIALS

MEG LOEW CRAFT, & JULIE A. SOLZ




REFERENCES

Barov, Z., and F.Lambert. 1984. Mechanical properties of some fill materials for ceramic conservation. ICOM preprints, 7th Triennial Meeting, Copenhagen. Rome: ICOM. 84.20.1–84.20.4.

Caley, T.1993. A note on Polyfilla. Picture Restorer4:4.

Chludzinski, G.1997. Personal communication. Conservator's Products Co., P.O. Box 411, Chatham, N.J. 07928.

Conservator's Products Company. 1997a. BEVA Gesso—Description and instructions for use.

Down, J., M. A.MacDonald, J.Tetreault, and R. S.Williams. 1996. Adhesives testing at the Canadian Conservation Institute: An evaluation of selected poly vinylacetate and acrylic adhesives. Studies in Conservation41:19–44.

Tomkiewicz, C.1997. Personal communication. Paintings conservator, Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11238.

Wall, B.1997. Personal communication. Technical representative, Liquitex products, Binney and Smith, Inc. 1-800-CRAYOLA.

Whitmore, P. M., V. G.Colaluca, and E.Farrell. 1996. A note on the origin of turbidity in films of an artists' acrylic paint medium. Studies in Conservation41:250–55.



FURTHER READING

Binney and Smith, Inc.1997. Material safety data sheets.

Binney and Smith, Inc. 1992. The acrylic book—Liquitex—The handbook of fine art techniques and applications for acrylic paints, mediums, and varnishes. Brochure. Easton, Pa.: Binney and Smith.

Buys, S., and V.Oakley. 1993. The conservation and restoration of ceramics. Oxford, England: Butterworth-Heinemann.

Conservator's Products Company. 1997b. Material safety data sheet BEVA Gesso.

DAP, Inc.1992. Material safety data sheet 10410. October 13, 1992.

Elston, M.1990. Technical and aesthetic considerations in the conservation of ancient ceramic and terracotta objects in the J. Paul Getty Museum: Five case studies. Studies in Conservation35:6979.

Golden Artist Colors, Inc.1997. Material safety data sheets (G1A). June 5, 1996.

Golden Artist Colors, Inc.1997. Material safety data sheets (G1B). August 1, 1996.

Koob, S. P.1987. Detachable plaster restoration for archaeological ceramics. Recent Advances in the Conservation and Analysis of Artifacts, ed.V.Todd. Jubilee Conservation Conference, London. London: United Kingdom Institute of Conservation. 63–66.

Koob, S. P.1986. The use of Paraloid B-72 as an adhesive: Its applications for archaeological ceramics and other materials. Studies in Conservation31:7–14.

Lepage's Ltd.1997. Material safety data sheet. Polyfix. February 28, 1986.

Polycell Products Ltd.1997. Material safety data sheet TDS 0023/23A. August 1994.

Polycell Products Ltd.1997. Material safety data sheet POLYCELL0023. October 10, 1996.

Polycell Products Ltd.1997. Material safety data sheet POLYCELL0023A. October 22, 1996.

Utrecht Manufacturing Co.1997. Material safety data sheet New Temp Acrylic Colors. November 8, 1995.



SOURCES OF MATERIALS

Liquitex Acrylic Modeling Paste

Liquitex Acrylic Coated Gesso, Binney and Smith, Inc., 1100 Church Ln., Easton, Pa. 18044-0431, (800) 272-9652, Available at art supply stores

Perma-fill Ready Mixed Spackling Paste

Bondfast Co., Bridgewater, N.J. 08807, Unavailable in April 1997, Distributed by Conservation Support Systems

BEVA Gesso-P, BEVA Gesso-V

Conservator's Products Co., P.O. Box 411, Chatham, N.J. 07928, (201) 927-4855

Fast n' Final Spackling, Interior Spackling Compound, DAP Vinyl Spackling

DAP, Inc., P.O. Box 277, Dayton, Ohio 45401-0277, (888) DAP-TIPS, Also available at hardware stores

Lascaux Modeling Paste A, Lascaux Modeling Paste B

Diethelm Lascaux Farbenfabrik, CH-8306 Bruttisellen, Zurichstrasse 42, Switerzland, (041) 1-933-07-86, Also available through New York Central Art Supply

Molding Paste, Golden, Light, Hard, Extra Heavy and Acrylic Colored Gesso

Golden Artist Colors, Inc., Bell Rd., New Berlin, N.Y. 13411, (800) 959-6543, Also available at art supply stores

Polyfix

Lepage's Ltd., 50 West Dr., Bramalea, Ont. L67 2J4, Canada

Pollyfilla Fine Surface (in tube and tub)

Polycell Products Ltd., Broadwater Rd., Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, AL7 3AZ, U.K., (017) 07-328-131, Also available in hardware stores in England

Acrylic Modeling Paste

Utrecht Manufacturing Corp., 33–35th St., Brooklyn, N.Y. 11232-2207, (718) 768-2525, Also available at art supply stores


AUTHOR INFORMATION

MEG LOEW CRAFT graduated from the University of Delaware/Winterthur Museum Conservation Program in 1977 with a specialization in objects conservation. After working at the Walters Art Gallery and Winterthur Museum, she set up a private practice in 1983 in Baltimore with Sian Jones, paintings conservator. Address: Art Conservation & Technical Services (A.C.T.S.), 410 Lyman Ave., Baltimore, Md. 21212.

JULIE A. SOLZ completed her undergraduate work at the University of New Hampshire in 1987. She has worked in museums for 10 years as a curatorial assistant and registrar. She joined A.C.T.S. in 1995 as an assistant object conservator, and in August 1997 she began attending the Winterthur Museum/University of Delaware Art Conservation Program. Address: 1401 N. Clayton St., Apt. B-6, Wilmington, Del.19806.


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