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Subject: Paraloid B72 and microcrystalline wax

Paraloid B72 and microcrystalline wax

From: Rikard Larsson <rikard>
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 1998
It  is common to use microcrystalline wax as a finish for the
conservation of archaeological iron objects. Somewhere I have heard
of a method where the wax is mixed with Paraloid B72 for this
purpose. My question is if anybody has any experience of this and
what benefits the method may have. I also wonder in what way it is
best to mix paraloid with the wax.


                  Conservation DistList Instance 11:78
                 Distributed: Thursday, March 19, 1998
                       Message Id: cdl-11-78-012
Received on Wednesday, 18 March, 1998

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