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Subject: Ethafoam


From: Will Jeffers <wjeffers<-a>
Date: Thursday, September 1, 2005
Kasey Brewer <kbrewer [at] royalbcmuseum__bc__ca> writes

>We seem to have a large quantity of Ethafoam in artifact storage
>areas that is deteriorating. ...

I would recommend having a sample of it tested (FTIR) to determine
whether it is, in fact, polyethylene foam.

Will Jeffers
Collections Care Scientific Research Assistant
Scientific Research Laboratory
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

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