Volara

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Grey Volara


Description

A brand name for a closed cell plastic foam made from polyethylene.  Volara has a smooth surface that is resistant to water absorption and chemical reactions.  It is used to line drawers and boxes.

Removing Volara

Properties

Handling and Workability

Forms and Sizes

Applications for Storage Exhibit and transport

Additional Information

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

° Voltek Volara tested in 2016

° black Volara tested in 2016

° black Volara tested in 2013

° Volara tested in 2013

° 10 year old Volara tested in 2013

° achesive backed Volara tested in 2013

° Volara tested in 2008 [[[Slider gallery|aaiPOLEFIN_FOAM.jpg~FTIR]]]

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Preparation, Art Handling, Collections Care Information Network (PACCIN)
  • Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002
  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997
  • Gordon Hanlon, contributed information, 1998
  • Conservation Support Systems, Catalog, 1997

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