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Subject: SSCR Conference Resins Ancient and Modern Preprints

SSCR Conference Resins Ancient and Modern Preprints

From: Margot M. Wright <m.m.wright>
Date: Wednesday, October 11, 1995
The pre-prints of the SSCR conference "Resins Ancient and Modern" held
on 13-14 September 1995 are now available from:

    The Scottish Society for Conservation & Restoration
    The Glasite Meeting House
    33 Barony Street
    Edinburgh EH3 6NX
    +44 131 556 8417
    fax: +44 131 557 5977

Cost (includes post & packaging):

    SSCR members (UK & Europe)              14.00 pounds
    non-members (UK & Europe)               16.00 pounds

    SSCR members (Canada & USA)             17.00 pounds (airmail)
    non-members (Canada & USA)              19.00 pounds (airmail)

    SSCR members (Australia & New Zealand)  18.00 pounds (airmail)
    non-members (Australia & New Zealand)   20.00  pounds (airmail)

The pre-prints comprise the following papers:

    Resins; useful but a problem?
    C Velson Horie
    (The Manchester Museum)

    Adhesives projects at the Canadian Conservation Institute
    Jane L. Down
    (The Canadian Conservation Institute)

    The effects of pigments and other additives on the curing and service
    performance of filling and retouching media
    1. Initial investigations on epoxide resins.
    Barry Cope, Audrey Matthews & Norma Garrington
    (De Montford University)

    Evaluating adhesives for repairing poly(methyl methacrylate) objects
    and sculpture: changes in tensile strength and colour after accelerated
        Don Sale
        The Sainsbury Centre of Visual Arts

    Plastics: modern resins with ageing problems
        Yvonne Shashoua & Clare Ward
        The British Museum

    Secret sabotage: reassessing the role of museum plastics display and
        Julia Fenn
        Royal Ontario Museum

    An investigation into the composition of botanical wax models with a
    view to their conservation
        Victoria J Purewal
        National Museum of Wales

    The problem of common solubility parameters: the removal of natural
    rubber adhesive residues from a painted silk banner.
        Allison Chester, St. John's House Museum
        Diane Eastop, TCC, Hampton Court)

    Thermal studies on ancient and modern rubber: environmental
    information contained in crystallised rubber.
        Mary T. Baker
        CAL, Smithsonian Institution

    Conservation of natural resins from Marind-anim. 1. Investigation and
        Karen Coote & George Denes
        The Australian Museum

    Microscopy for analysis of resin samples
        Melvin J Wachowiak, Jr
        CAL, Smithsonian Institution

    Mass spectrometry of resinous compounds from paintings:
    characterisation of dammar and naturally aged dammar varnish by
        Gisela A van der Doelen & Jaap J Boon
        FOM-Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics

    The analysis of synthetic resins found in 20th century paint media.
        Tom Learner
        The Tate Gallery

    Plasticised and stabilised cyclohexanone varnishes
        Jerzy Ciabach
        N. Copernicus University, Poland

    The past and future history of natural resins as coating materials.
        Donald C Williams
        CAL, Smithsonian Institution

    Conservation of natural resins from Marind-anim. 2. Conservation
        Karen Coote & George Denes
        The Australian Museum

    Chemical characterisation of resins used by native Americans in the
    southwestern Great Basin, USA
    Rebecca Stacey, Andrew Fox
    University of Bradford
    Carl Heron & Mark Q Sutton
    California State University

    Lifetime predictions for polyurethane-based recording media binders:
    determination of the "shelf-life" of videotape collections
        Mary T Baker
        CAL, Smithsonian Institution

    Pitch, tar, bitumen and asphalt? A sticky problem
        Robert E Child
        National Museum of Wales

Margot M. Wright

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:34
                Distributed: Wednesday, October 11, 1995
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Received on Wednesday, 11 October, 1995

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