Conservation of Plastics: Materials science, degradation and preservation by Yvonne Shashoua | 9781136415159 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Conservation of Plastics

Conservation of Plastics

by Yvonne Shashoua
     
 

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Plastic objects are included more than ever in museums and galleries collections these days, but these items can start to deteriorate when they a just a few years old. In this book Yvonne Shashoua provides the essential knowledge needed to keep plastic pieces in the best possible condition so that they can continue to be enjoyed for many years.
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Plastic objects are included more than ever in museums and galleries collections these days, but these items can start to deteriorate when they a just a few years old. In this book Yvonne Shashoua provides the essential knowledge needed to keep plastic pieces in the best possible condition so that they can continue to be enjoyed for many years.
The historical development of plastics, as well as the technology, their physical and chemical properties, identification, degradation and conservation are all clearly and concisely covered within this single volume, making it an invaluable reference for the increasing number of conservators and curators that are encountering plastics in their day to day work.

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ISBN-13:
9781136415159
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/25/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
11 MB
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