Museum Wax

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Museum Mounting Wax

Description

[QuakeHold! by Trevco, San Marcos, CA] A brand name for a soft, sticky mineral wax used for positioning and earthquake stabilization of small objects. QuakeHold! Museum Wax is composed of Microcrystalline wax softened with petroleum jelly. It was formerly sold under the brand name of Anchor Wax.

Synonyms and Related Terms

museo de cera (Esp.)

Examples include: Quakehold!; Quake Wax; Museum Wax; Anchor Wax

Other Properties

Soluble in mineral spirits. Non-acidic.

Hazards and Safety

Nontoxic

Additional Information

Trevco: Website

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Marie Svoboda, Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997

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