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Subject: Effect of humidity on Fosshape

Effect of humidity on Fosshape

From: Charley Gamper <charlottegamper<-at->
Date: Monday, November 25, 2013
I am trialling using Fosshape for a storage mount on an 18th century
hoop and a question has come up about how the material reacts to
fluctuations in humidity over time.  More specifically, does it
deform and become misshapen?

I know that the material, according to the manufacturer's website,
is mould and mildew resistant and "unlike buckram, Fosshape does not
fall apart ... in humid/rainy conditions."

Has anyone done any research on this before?

Charlotte Gamper
Historic Royal Palaces

                  Conservation DistList Instance 27:23
                 Distributed: Sunday, December 1, 2013
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Received on Monday, 25 November, 2013

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