(The vacuum hot-table in the) Fine Arts Conservation Laboratories, New York

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Publication Type:

Journal Article

Authors:

Boissonnas, Alain G.;

Source:

Studies in conservation, Volume 5, Number 1, p.17-18 (1960)

Keywords:

hot table, lining (process), paintings, vacuum

Abstract:

The heating unit for this table is a conducting rubber element encased in non-conducting rubber sheathing. There are no heating wires. Heating takes place in 9 minutes, and cooling in 30 minutes. Total cost has been kept below \$400. Garry Thomson