1st Edition

Corrosion of Archaeological and Heritage Artefacts EFC 45
A Special Issue of Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology

ISBN 9781907975066
Published October 1, 2010 by Routledge
112 Pages

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Book Description

This volume is dedicated to the study of corrosion of objects from historical sites. The issue contains contributions from the 2009 EUROCORR session on Corrosion of Archaeological and Heritage Artefacts organised by the European Federation of Corrosion's working party and commissioned articles on other key issues.

Table of Contents

Intentional patina of metal archaeological artefacts: non-destructive investigation of Egyptian and Roman museum treasures Electrochemically synthesised bronze patina: characterisation and application to the cultural heritage Improvement of corrosion stability of patinated bronze Silver artefacts: plasma deposition of SiOx protective layers and tarnishing evolution assessment On unexpected colour of lead sculptures in Queluz: degradation of lead white Long term corrosion of aluminium materials of heritage: analysis and diagnosis of aeronautic collection In situ measurement of oxygen consumption to estimate corrosion rates Protection of iron and steel in large outdoor industrial heritage objects Evaluation of new non-toxic corrosion inhibitors for conservation of iron artefacts Use of artificial metal coupons to test new protection systems on cultural heritage objects: manufacturing and validation Corrosion of iron from heritage buildings: proposal for degradation indexes based on rust layer composition and electrochemical reactivity Characterisation of corrosion layers formed on ferrous archaeological artefacts buried in anoxic media Microbiologically influenced corrosion process of archaeological iron nails from the sixteenth century In situ structural characterisation of nonstable phases involved in atmospheric corrosion of ferrous heritage artefacts Measuring effectiveness of washing methods for corrosion control of archaeological iron: problems and challenges Influence of corrosion products nature on dechlorination treatment: case of wrought iron archaeological ingots stored 2 years in air before NaOH treatment Corroding glass, corroding metals: survey of joint metal/glass corrosion products on historic objects Long term assessment of atmospheric decay of stained glass windows

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