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Subject: Ethyl silicate

Ethyl silicate

From: George Wheeler <george.wheeler<-a>
Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2007
On behalf of a colleague, Krassy Frangova <krassy_13 [at] abv__bg>

>I am posting this request on the behalf of a colleague from
>    I need advice on use of ethyl silicate. It is about a
>    prehistoric kiln on site Plocnik that needs consolidation. Do
>    you have experience in using ethyl silicate or know about the
>    reference articles that describe its application in more
>    detail?

There are literally hundreds of articles on ethyl silicate
consolidation of stone. I suggest you start with the book:
Alkoxysilanes and the Consolidation of Stone (Getty, 2005).

George Wheeler, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Department of Scientific Research
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10028
Fax: 212-570-3859

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