JAIC 1998, Volume 37, Number 1, Article 4 (pp. 35 to 47)
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JAIC 1998, Volume 37, Number 1, Article 4 (pp. 35 to 47)

REVERSIBLE FILLS FOR TRANSPARENT AND TRANSLUCENT MATERIALS

SANDRA DAVISON




REFERENCES

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FURTHER READING

Tennent, N. H., and J. H.Townsend. 1984. The significance of the refractive index of adhesives for glass repair. In Adhesives and consolidants, ed.N. S.Bromelle, E. M.Pye, P.Smith, and G.Thomson. London: IIC. 205–12.



SOURCES OF MATERIALS

EPOXY RESINS

Araldite AY103/HY956, B & K Resins Ltd., Unit 2, Ashgrove Estate, Ashgrove Rd., Bromley, Kent, BR1 4TH U.K.

Araldite 2020 (XW396/XW397)

Ciba Polymers, Duxford, Cambridge, CB2 4QA U.K.

Distributed by, B & K Resins Ltd., Unit 2, Ashgrove Estate, Ashgrove Rd., Bromley, Kent, BR1 4TH U.K.

Epo-Tek 301 & 301-2

Conservation Materials Ltd., 1165 Marielton Way, Sparks, Nev. 89431

Fynebond

Fyne Conservation Services, Airds Cottage, St. Catherine', Loch Fyne, Argyll, Scotland PA25 8BA U.K.

Ablebond 342-1 and HXTAL NYL-1

Conservation Materials Ltd., 1165 Marielton Way, Sparks, Nev. 89431

POLYESTER RESINS AND TRANSPARENT POLYESTER COLORS

Trylon Shallowcast embedding resin EM400PA, Trylon Ltd., Wollaston, Northamptonshire, NN29 7QJ U.K.

Tiranti's clear embedding resin

A. Tiranti Ltd, 27 Warren St., London W1 U.K.

Poly-pol PS 230 embedding resin

Poly-Service B. V., Hoogeveenenweg 83, Postbus 160, 2910 AD Nieuwerkerk A/D Ijsse, Netherlands

METHACRYLATES

Technovit 4004A, Rubert & Co., Ltd., Acru Works, Demmings Rd., Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 2PG U.K.

Plastogen G and hardener

Alfons Schmidt, 6-12, Speyer, St. German Strasse 14, Bavaria, Germany

Silastics (silicone rubber)

I.C.I. Silastics, Imperial Chemical Industries Plc., Cleeve Rd., Leather head, Surrey, KT22 7SW U.K.

Dow Corning Silastics

Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, Mich. 48640

COLORS

Deka transparent colors, Deka Textilfarben AG, Munich, Germany

Maimeri Restoration Colors

F. Ili. Maimeri & Co., Mediglia (M.I.) Italy

Available at good artists' suppliers

MISCELLANEOUS

Astynax toughened pink dental modelling wax, Associated Dental Products Ltd., Purton, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 9HT U.K.

Cab-O-Sil (fumed silica)

Cabot Corp., 125 High St., Boston, Mass. 02110

Glass fiber surfacing tissue

Resin manufacturers

HMG (cellulose nitrate)

Henry Marcel Guest Ltd., Riverside Works, Manchester, M40 7RU U.K.

Loctite 305 (UV-curing)

Loctite U.K. (Division of Loctite Holdings Ltd., Consumer Products), Watchmead, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL7 1JB U.K.

Micro-Mesh cushioned abrasives

Micro-surface Finishing Products, Inc., 1217 W. Third St. (or Box 818), Wilton, Iowa 52778

Newplast synthetic modeling material

Trylon Ltd., Wollaston, Northamptonshire, NN29 7QJ U.K.

Polyvinyl alcohol (separating agent)

Resin suppliers, e.g., A. Tiranti Ltd.

Synperonic N (Non-ionic detergent)

Conservation Resources Ltd. (U.K.), Units 1, 2, and 4, Pony Rd., Horspath Industrial Estate, Cowley, Oxon, OX4 2RD U.K.

Inert fillers plasticine, modeling clay, plaster of paris, shellac

Sculptors' suppliers

Acetone, IMS, etc.

Chemical suppliers

Sellotape (pressure-sensitive tape)

Stationers


AUTHOR INFORMATION

SANDRA DAVISON gained a diploma in archaeological conservation and worked in the British Museum for 14 years, specializing in ceramic and glass. She trained in glass restoration in Mainz, Germany. She has worked for museums in the United Kingdom, France, Malaysia, and Saudia Arabia; and lectured and published widely, including a definitive work on glass, Conservation of Glass, with Professor Roy Newton. She has taught glass restoration at the conservation schools in Copenhagen and Amsterdam, West Dean College, Chichester, the Institute of Archaeology, London University, the Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, and the Smithsonian Institution of Washington, D.C. The Conservation Studio was established in London in 1984 and relocated to Thame, Oxfordshire in 1991. In 1979 she was elected a Fellow of the International Institute for the Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (FIIC). Address: Conservation Studio, 68, East St., Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 3JS, U.K.


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