A vacuum-relining apparatus for general use

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Journal Article


De Wild, A. Martin;


Studies in conservation, Volume 4, Number 2, p.73-77 (1959)


hot table, lining (process), paintings, vacuum


The private restorer requires a practical apparatus which must not be too expensive. The apparatus described is of aluminium, in the form of a box 150 × 100 × 10 cm., heated inside by electrical resistances. A temperature of 65°C can be attained in half an hour. The heated surface is coupled to a vacuum pump via a pressure gauge and glass vessel. Total cost of materials–£100. (G.T.)