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* Rachael Perkins Arenstein, Lisa Goldberg, and Eugenie Milroy, ‘Support and Rehousing for Collection Storage’ In ‘Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage’ Lisa Elkin and Christopher A. Norris (eds.), Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, New York. 2019.  
 
* Rachael Perkins Arenstein, Lisa Goldberg, and Eugenie Milroy, ‘Support and Rehousing for Collection Storage’ In ‘Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage’ Lisa Elkin and Christopher A. Norris (eds.), Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, New York. 2019.  
  

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Hollytex

Description

[Ahlstrom Advanced Filtration] A registered trademark for a fabric series made with white, nonwoven fibers, with options available using either polyester fibers or polyethylene fibers. Hollytex® is spunbonded from continuous filaments resulting in a strong, lint-free, lightweight fabric with no added binders or pigments. It is calendared to produce a very smooth surface. Hollytex® is porous, but non-reactive, allowing moisture, vapors and liquids to pass through while effectively blocking particles. It is used as a support material, release paper, filtering agent, and interleaving paper. It is also used as a backing material for the 2-layer GORE-TEX® laminate.

Hollytex

Synonyms and Related Terms

Holytex; Holly-Tex

Applications

  • Lining, interleaving and as a release paper
  • Support and backing
  • Humidification, drying and flattening
  • Barrier layer

Physical and Chemical Properties

Hollytex® has high tensile strength and high tear strength. Acid-free and non hygroscopic. Can be thermally and ultrasonically welded. Polyester is resistant to acids, oxidizing agents, solvents, rot and mildew. Dimensionally stable in all directions.

Forms/Sizes

Hollytex is sold in 60" wide rolls. Table shows available, weight, thicknesses, permeability and polymer type.

Grade Basis Weight (g/m3) Thickness (mm) Air Permeability (L/mm2/sec) Material
#3220 16.5 0.061 7040 Polyester
#3252 30.5 0.058 1840 Polyester
#3254 61.1 0.102 352 Polyester
#3256 23.9 0.058 3640 Polyester
#3257 32.3 0.074 2200 Polyester
#3265 81.1 0.135 160 Polyester
#3271 111.6 0.211 264 Polyester
#3324 66.7 0.135 72 Polyester
#3329 96.5 0.135 41 Polyester
#6101 55.8 0.127 624 Polyethylene
#6102 201.5 0.368 40 Polyethylene
#6103 54.1 0.140 1200 Polyethylene
#6107 55.8 0.165 2800 Polyethylene

Comparisons

Properties of Synthetic Fibers

Resources and Citations

  • Rachael Perkins Arenstein, Lisa Goldberg, and Eugenie Milroy, ‘Support and Rehousing for Collection Storage’ In ‘Preventive Conservation: Collection Storage’ Lisa Elkin and Christopher A. Norris (eds.), Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections, New York. 2019.
  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997

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