Cleaning Techniques in Conservation Practice

By: Kyle C. Normandin and Deborah Slaton; Consultant: Norman R. Weiss; Managing Editor: Jill Pearce

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This book is being simultaneously published as a special issue of the Journal of Architectural Conservation, and presents the very latest research and developments in the cleaning of buildings, sculpture and monuments. It covers both wet and dry micro abrasive systems, other types of abrasives, laser cleaning methods and proprietary poultices for specialized applications. The material presented is supported by case study examples from an international selection of major buildings and monuments, where the techniques have recently been tried and tested. Introduction Nicola Ashurst v Masonry Cleaning Technologies: Overview of Current Practice and Techniques Deborah Slaton and Kyle C. Normandin v The White Tower and the Perception of Blackening Carlota M. Grossi and Peter Brimblecombe v Sydney Opera House: Analysis and Cleaning of the Concrete Paul Akhurst, Susan Macdonald, and Trevor Waters v Saint John the Divine: Techniques to Assess Fire Soil Claudia Kavenagh and Christopher John Gembinski v St Paul's Cathedral: Poultice Cleaning of the Interior Martin Stancliffe, Inge De Witte and Eddy De Witte v Laser Cleaning of Sculpture, Monuments and Architectural Detail Martin Cooper v Conservation of Historic Metals by Waterjetting Techniques Joseph Sembrat, Patty Miller, Jee Skavdahl and Lydia Frenzel. Printed Pages: 160.

Title: Cleaning Techniques in Conservation Practice

Author Name: Kyle C. Normandin and Deborah Slaton; Consultant: Norman R. Weiss; Managing Editor: Jill Pearce

Categories: Conservation,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 2005

ISBN: 1873394748

ISBN 13: 9781873394748

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Brand New

Size: 16.5 Cms x 25 Cms

Seller ID: 020126

Keywords: Cleaning Conservation