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Cologne Institute of Conservation Sciences

Institut für Restaurierungs- und Konservierungswissenschaft

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Prof. Dr. Andrea Renate Pataki-Hundt

Prof. Dr. Andrea Renate Pataki-Hundt

Institut für Restaurierungs- und Konservierungswissenschaft (CICS)

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Pressure Sensitive Tape Removal Workshop

Antonio Mirabile during the workshop (Bild: TH Köln Pataki)

Antonio Mirabile gave a two-day workshop (18./19. September 2018) with the topic „removal of pressure sensitive tape“. The workshop was devided in theoretical and practical parts. It covered a general view of pressure sensitive tapes (PST), components, production, identification, deterioration and new apporaches.

Antonio Mirabile, paper conservator, Paris, gave a two-day workshop with the topic „removal of pressure sensitive tape“ on behalf the European project NanoRestArt. The workshop was devided in theoretical and practical parts. It covered a general view and history of pressure sensitive tapes (PST), components, production, identification and deterioration. The first afternoon session was filled with presentation and preparation of the materials to be used during the second day and a review of traditional methods for PST removal. The second day gave an introduction to theoretical and ethical issues, preservation, solvent and solubility, health and safety and innovative removal techniques. Case studies from Antonio Mirabile shows the high variety of PST techniques. The second afternoon showed new methods for PST removal, including hydro- and organogels.


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