EVOH

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Description

1) An acronym for ethylene vinyl alcohol.

2) A brand name for a type of barrier film made by laminating a layer of ethylene vinyl alcohol with layers of nylon and/or polyethylene. EVOH/nylon barrier film = 2.3 cc/m2/day (3 mil thick).

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002
  • Website address 1 Comment: SPNCH at www.spnch.org/concom/supplies_cdn.htm (accessed 3/17/04)