The adhesive strength of whiting-wax-resin cements

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Journal Article


Rees Jones, S.; Hermesdorf, P.F.J.M.;


Studies in conservation, Volume 4, Number 1, p.5-12 (1959)


adhesives, cohiting filler, Estereum resin, whiting-wax resin-cements


A large series of these cements, with regularly varying compositions was tested by finding the force necessary to pull apart under set conditions canvasses joined by them. Effects of temperature and age up to 5 years were taken into account. Results are presented as a ternary diagram of strength against composition.