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Microballoon mixture for wood

From: Tom James Braun <tom.braun>
Date: Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Eugenia Stamatopoulou <stamatopoulou [at] deste__gr> writes

>This query is posted on behalf of Maria Filipoussi
>
>    Does anybody have information about epoxy resin/phenolic
>    microballoons mixture as a filler for wood objects? I am looking
>    for a commercial brand name and suppliers in Europe.

For wood fills we often use a product called Abatron, made in
Kenosha, Wisconsin.  It is a white, lightweight, two-part epoxy
filler that I have been very pleased with.  It is quite hard but is
also easily carved and sanded. It adheres well to most clean
substrates.  You can find more information at
<URL:http://www.abatron.com>.  The website has information in
several European languages, so I would assume they ship to Europe.

Thomas J. Braun
Daniels Object Conservation Laboratory
Minnesota Historical Society


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