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Subject: Cyclododecane


From: Olaf Pung <olaf_pung>
Date: Sunday, July 1, 2001
Arlen Heginbotham <aheginbotham [at] getty__edu> writes

>We are considering using cyclododecane as a temporary consolidant
>for flaking gilding and paint on a very large retablo which is going
>to be deinstalled and moved to a new site for treatment.  Due to
>time limitations, it is not possible to treat the retablo prior to
>deinstallation. We would be interested in hearing from anyone with
>experience using cyclododecane on a large scale, particularly on
>gilding, and particularly regarding the pros and cons of spray
>application vs. melt application.  Any tips on the best solvents to
>use for spraying, practical considerations when working with large
>amounts of melted material, or other concerns or encouragement would
>be appreciated.

Try Hans-Michael Hangleiter GmbH <URL:>
There you can order cyclododecane in spray-cans. Contact Mr. Hans
Michael Hangleiter <hm.hangleiter [at] t-online__de> for further

Olaf Pung, Berlin

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:8
                   Distributed: Tuesday, July 3, 2001
                        Message Id: cdl-15-8-002
Received on Sunday, 1 July, 2001

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