Working with polyethylene foam and fluted plastic sheet / by Carl Schlichting.: NM95-55/14-1994E-PDF

In the past few years, polyethylene foams and fluted plastic sheet have become widely used in museums. This Technical Bulletin compiles a number of techniques and illustrates a series of approaches that have been developed for working with these materials in the context of the storage and support of museum objects. The many detailed illustrations clarify for the reader the fabrication methods described in the text. A wide variety of tools used for working these materials are discussed in the Appendices.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada. Canadian Heritage.
Canadian Conservation Institute.
Title Working with polyethylene foam and fluted plastic sheet / by Carl Schlichting.
Series title Technical bulletin ; no. 14
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
Electronic document
Other formats Paper-[English | French]
Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Travail de la mousse de polyéthylène et des feuilles de plastique cannelées.
The catalogue number (NM95-55/14-1994) and ISBN (0-662-61042-3) and ISSN (0706-4152) for the print edition have been copied in this electronic publication.
Issued also in printed form.
Publishing information Ottawa : Canadian Conservation Institute, c1994.
Author / Contributor Schlichting, Carl.
Description 19 p. : fig., ill., tables.
Catalogue number
  • NM95-55/14-1994E-PDF
Subject terms Museum collections
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