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Subject: Call for papers--Adhesives for natural history specimens

Call for papers--Adhesives for natural history specimens

From: Simon Moore <simon.moore<-a>
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2008
Call for papers
The Natural Sciences Collections Association (NatSCA)
one day seminar on adhesives for natural history specimens

Flett Theatre
The Natural History Museum
London SW7 5BD
8 October 2008

    Conference Sessions to include

    Adhesive types - water soluble, acrylics, thalasso-, animal
    glues, epoxy resins, HMG range

    Bonding of adhesives to surface types: protein, connective
    tissues (e.g. bone), cellulose, geological including  minerals.

    Strength of bonds, possibilities of molecular
    cross-linkage--strong bond but may deteriorate substrate

    Suitability and applications for various adhesives

    Removal and reversibility of adhesives

    Application as gapfills and consolidants

    Question/Answer Session

Free entry and expenses paid to speakers from UK, free entry and
expenses negotiable from outside of UK

For further information on the seminar please contact

    Simon Moore, MIScT, FLS, ACR,
    Senior Conservator of Natural Sciences.
    Hampshire County Council
    Recreation and Heritage Department,
    Museums and Archives Service,
    Chilcomb House, Chilcomb Lane,
    Winchester SO23 8RD, UK
    +44 1962 826737

                  Conservation DistList Instance 21:44
                Distributed: Saturday, February 23, 2008
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Received on Thursday, 14 February, 2008

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