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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
A system or substance, such as a metal hydride or fine particle iron, that actively removes oxygen from the atmosphere by adsorption, absorption, or chemical reaction. Oxygen scavengers are used to produce anoxic environments that can mimize oxidation or kill insects. See [[Ageless|Ageless®]], and VELOXY®.
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A system or substance, such as a metal hydride or fine particle iron, that actively removes oxygen from the atmosphere by adsorption, absorption, or chemical reaction. Oxygen scavengers are used to produce anoxic environments that can minimize oxidation or kill insects. See [[Ageless|Ageless®]], and VELOXY®.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==

Latest revision as of 08:25, 11 August 2020

Description

A system or substance, such as a metal hydride or fine particle iron, that actively removes oxygen from the atmosphere by adsorption, absorption, or chemical reaction. Oxygen scavengers are used to produce anoxic environments that can minimize oxidation or kill insects. See Ageless®, and VELOXY®.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Ageless®; RP-K; RP-A; VELOXY®

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • A Glossary of Paper Conservation Terms, Margaret Ellis (ed.), Conservation Center of the Institute of Fine Arts, New York City, 1998
  • Website: www.cwaller.de/oxygen.htm