Chemical analysis of paint samples using the Weisz ring oven technique

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Journal Article


Locke, David C.; Riley, Orrin H.;


Studies in conservation, Volume 15, Number 2, p.94-101 (1970)


analysis, identification, paints, pigments, Weisz ring oven


The Weisz ring oven technique is a rapid and sensitive yet simple method for the qualitative analysis of pigments and other inorganic materials of interest in conservation. Ions can be both separated and concentrated prior to spot testing. The method possesses several advantages over the conventional spot plate tests.