Cosmetic Treatment of Deacidified Batavia Timbers

  title={Cosmetic Treatment of Deacidified Batavia Timbers},
  author={Vicki Richards},
  journal={AICCM Bulletin},
  pages={12 - 13}
  • V. Richards
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Materials Science
  • AICCM Bulletin
Abstract Past deacidification and consolidation of previously deteriorating Batavia timbers have stabilised the reconstruction to a large extent but the display remains in urgent need of some extensive aesthetic improvements. After experimenting with different adhesives for repairing broken timbers and filling solutions for covering the very large, visible saw cuts on the reconstruction it was ascertained that the most successful adhesive was 75%(w/v) polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) in ethanol and… 
1 Citations

Conservation of Waterlogged Convict-built Wooden Road Blocks with PEG 3350 and Luviskol K-90®

Abstract Earthworks associated with widening of the Great Eastern Highway in Perth, Western Australia, unearthed an original section of the convict-built wooden road that linked Perth to Guildford,