Treatment using ultra-sonic vibrations

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Journal Article


Organ, Robert M.;


Studies in conservation, Volume 4, Number 1, p.35-38 (1959)


bronze, laser, ultrasonic cleaning


The use of a small ultrasonic generator where the vibrations are generated in a liquid for the cleaning of metal objects is described. The cleaning of bronze objects after chemical treatment can be considerably shortened, and the chemical treatment of silver can be speeded. Certain reactions in acid solution should be avoided. (G.T.)