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Proceedings of the International Conference on Metals Conservation

This publication presents papers given at the International Conference on Conservation of Metals, Metal 04, held in Canberra, Australia at the National Museum of Australia, 4–8 October 2004. Organised by the National Museum of Australia, the conference brought together metals conservators from over 20 countries. The 40 papers presented in these preprints illustrate the development of the conservation and restoration of metals from a variety of perspectives and regions and of 92 authors.

ISBN 1 876944 33 1
Paperback, 532 pages, 297mm x 210mm
Published October 2004 (sold out)
Out of print

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In addition to the publication a PDF file of the abstracts in English, French and Spanish is available for download from this page.

pdf Section 2: Better knowledge of objects (PDF 10650kb)

pdf Solder on silver: historical usage and the problem of fretting. M van Bellegem, H Ankersmit, R van Langh, W Wei. (PDF 932kb)

pdf Surface analysis of corroded silver coins from the wreck of the San Pedro De Alcantara (1786). I MacLeod, E Schindelholz. (PDF 1368kb)

pdf A local microscopic model for the formation of silver mirroring on black and white photographs. G Di Pietro. (PDF 318kb)

pdf The delamination of silversulphide layers. R van Langh, H Ankersmit, I Joosten. (PDF 660kb)

pdf Some news about 'Black Spots'. G Eggert, M Weichert, H Euler, B Barbier. (PDF1147kb)

pdf Trees, bunches, cauliflowers - a closer look at sulphurous corrosion on copper alloys and minerals, ('Black Spots'). M Weichert, G Eggert, A Mark Jones, H Ankersmit. (PDF 902kb)

pdf Analysis of some copper-alloy items from HMAV Bounty wrecked at Pitcairn Island in 1790. A Viduka, S Ness. (PDF 958kb)

pdf Objects from the ancient site of Qalat Rabah (Calatrava la Vieja): a case study on the characterization of Islamic gilded bronzes from Spain. J Barrio, L Campanella, M Ferretti, A Pardo, M Retuerce. (PDF 1816kb)

pdf Electrochemical characterisation of patina protectiveness evolution on outdoor bronze sculptures. M Crespo, G Cicileo, B Rosales. (PDF 317kb)

pdf Corrosion rate study of cannon at the Prince of Wales' fort. H Croome. (PDF 260kb)

pdf Analyses of Joe Byrne's armour. D Creagh, G Thorowgood, M James, D Hallam. (PDF 450kb)

pdf Metallurgy of armour exhibited at the Palace Armoury Valletta, Malta. D Vella, C Degrigny, M Grech, A Williams. (PDF 3015kb)


pdf Section 3: Better understanding of treatments (PDF 15655kb)

pdf Plasma-reduction: Its potential for use in the conservation of metals. K Schmidt-Ott. (PDF 6880kb)

pdf An approach to the conservation of deeply corroded archaeological silver: the polos from Crucinia. A Olsoufieff, O Colacicchi Alessandri, M Ferretti. (PDF 2791kb)

pdf Atmospheric corrosion of historical organ pipes: influence of acetic and formic acid vapour and water leaching on lead. A Niklasson, L-G Johansson, J-E Svensson. (PDF 224kb)

pdf Conservation of organ pipes: protective treatments of lead exposed to acetic acid vapours. C Chiavari, C Martini, G Poli, D Prandstaller. (PDF 1214kb)

pdf Overview of archaeological iron: the corrosion problem, key factors affecting treatment, and gaps in current knowledge. L Selwyn. (PDF 231kb)

pdf Corrosion layers on historic iron artefacts: Cathodic protection of iron artefacts during cleaning in acid solutions. I de Groot, H Ankersmit, R van Langh, W Wei. (PDF 257kb)

pdf Electrochemical monitoring of marine iron artefacts during their storage/stabilisation in alkaline solutions. C Degrigny, L Spiteri. (PDF 708kb)

pdf Study of corrosion potential measurements as a means to monitor the storage and stabilisation processes of archaeological copper artifacts. K Leyssens, A Adriaens, E Pantos, C Degrigny. (PDF 522kb)

pdf Synergistic effects of corrosion inhibitors for copper and copper alloy archaeological artifacts. S Golfomitsou, F Merkel. (PDF 2408kb)

pdf Performance of copper corrosion inhibitors in a museum environment - a comparative study using FTIR spectroscopy. W Mohamed, N Rateb, A Shakour. (PDF 308kb)

pdf Laboratory and field tests on patinas and protective coating systems for outdoor bronze monuments. P Letardi. (PDF 287kb)

pdf An EIS method for assessing thin oil films used in museums. D Hallam, D Thurrowgood, V Otieno-Alego, D Creagh. (PDF 470kb)

pdf Development and evaluation of removable protective coatings on bronze. T Shedlosky, A Huovinen, D Webster, G Bierwagen. (PDF 215kb)