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'''Links to Oddy Test results posted on AIC Wiki Materials Database Pages for individual materials below'''<br>
 
'''Links to Oddy Test results posted on AIC Wiki Materials Database Pages for individual materials below'''<br>
  
° [http://www.conservation-wiki.com/wiki/Oddy_Test_Results:_Exhibition_Fabrics#archival_board0001 500 Year<sup>TM</sup> archival corrugated (blue/grey) board] Tested in 2002
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° Australian Paper [http://www.conservation-wiki.com/wiki/Oddy_Test_Results:_Exhibition_Fabrics#archival_board0001 Archival folder board (white)] Tested in 2006
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° [http://www.conservation-wiki.com/wiki/Oddy_Test_Results:_Exhibition_Fabrics#archival_board0001 Archival folder board (white)] Tested in 2006
  
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
 
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==

Latest revision as of 21:58, 5 October 2018

Description

An acid-free bristol board with good aging properties. Archival boards are generally composed of at least 94% alpha cellulose and are buffered with 3% calcium carbonate. In 1980, the Library of Congress stipulated that archival paperboard products be sulfur-free, lignin-free, alkaline pulped and contain an alkaline reserve of 3-5%.

Synonyms and Related Terms

museum board; museum quality board; rag board; conservation board; chemical wood pulp board

Additional Information

Links to Oddy Test results posted on AIC Wiki Materials Database Pages for individual materials below

° Australian Paper Archival folder board (white) Tested in 2006

° Archival folder board (white) Tested in 2006

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Book and Paper Group, Paper Conservation Catalog, AIC, 1984, 1989
  • A Glossary of Paper Conservation Terms, Margaret Ellis (ed.), Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York City, 1998