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Subject: Laropal A81

Laropal A81

From: Michael J. O'Malley <michael.o'malley>
Date: Friday, December 6, 2002
Janine Wardius <janine [at] bergenartmuseum__no> writes

>I noticed that in July this year Conservation Resources (U.K.) Ltd.
>began offering a urea-aldehyde resin called "Laropal A81", that I
>have not heard of before. Have conservators used this as a varnish
>on paintings? Has anyone done any aging tests done on it? Might it
>have better aging characteristics than Laropal K80?

Please see:

    Mark Leonard, et al.
    Development of a New Material for Retouching.
    IIC preprints, Melbourne, 2000, p. 111-113.

    Arslanoglu, J.M., Learner, T.
    The Evaluation of Laropal A81: Paraloid B-72 Polymer Blend
    Varnishes for Painted and Decorative Surfaces: Appearance and
    Practical Considerations.
    The Conservator, Number 25, 2001. P. 62-72.

Michael O'Malley
Centre de conservation du Quebec

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:39
                Distributed: Tuesday, December 10, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-16-39-006
Received on Friday, 6 December, 2002

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