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Classifying resins

From: Scott Williams <scott_williams>
Date: Thursday, November 25, 2004
Isabel Herraez <isabel.herraez [at] iphe__mcu__es> writes

>I am looking for articles regarding classification of products used
>in conservation, mainly resins. I do recall reading that some
>products belonged to different groups (A: 100 years, B: 75, C: 50,
>etc.) depending on their ageing characteristics, reversibility,
>unexpected changes, etc. ...

This subject is discussed in Accelerated Aging - Photochemical and
Thermal Aspects, Chapter 1: Classifying Resin, by Robert L. Feller,
1999.  This book is available on-line at


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Table 1.1. Standards of Intended Use and Photochemical Stability for
Materials in Conservation (Feller 1975), shows his classification

R. Scott Williams
Canadian Conservation Institute

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