Successful Use of Soft Abrasives (Walnut Shells) for Cleaning Outdoor Bronze Sculpture by Air Jets

Veloz, Nicolas F. (1987) Successful Use of Soft Abrasives (Walnut Shells) for Cleaning Outdoor Bronze Sculpture by Air Jets. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 492-498. [Book Section]

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Sand and other abrasives have been used for cleaning a variety of materials. Outdoor bronze sculpture has been cleaned with glass bead peening since the early 1970's and it has been cleaned using walnut shell blasting snce the late 1970's

Item Type: Book Section
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Veloz, Nicolas F.UNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: sculptures; outdoor sculptures; bronze; cleaning; abrasives; walnut shells
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 06. Techniques
F.SCIENTIFIC TECHNIQUES AND METHODOLOGIES OF CONSERVATION > 61. Others
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2011 09:39
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2011 09:39
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/739

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