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HM Royal: [http://www.hmroyal.com/dartek.html Website]
 
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== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
  
 
* Book and Paper Group, Book and Paper Group, ''Paper Conservation Catalog'', AIC, 1984, 1989
 
* Book and Paper Group, Book and Paper Group, ''Paper Conservation Catalog'', AIC, 1984, 1989

Revision as of 20:23, 30 April 2016

Dartek Cast Nylon Film

Description

[DuPont (Canada)] A registered trademark for a cast nylon film. Dartek F-101 is composed of nylon 6,6. The soft, transparent, stretchable film is a thermoplastic resin that does not have plasticizers or surface coatings. It will conform to any shape using vacuum or gentle heating, such as with a hair dryer. Dartek is sold for use as a covering membrane for lining paintings on a vacuum table (Conservation Support Systems, 1998). Dartek is used in industry for lamination and packaging. It has low oxygen and moisture permeability.

Synonyms and Related Terms

nylon-66; Dartex (sp)

Other Properties

For a 1 mil film: Oxygen transmission = 54.3 ml/m2d Water vapor transmission = 295 g/m2d

Films do not contain additives or plasticizers.

Density 1.13

Additional Information

HM Royal: Website

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Book and Paper Group, Book and Paper Group, Paper Conservation Catalog, AIC, 1984, 1989
  • Marie Svoboda, Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997
  • Teri Hensick, Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998
  • Conservation Support Systems, Conservation Support Systems, Catalog, 1997

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