Elastic collodion

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Description

A synthetic cellulose nitrate-based adhesive. Elastic collodion is made by dissolving the cellulose nitrate in an ether and ethanol mixture then plasticizing the polymer with Venice turpentine and castor oil (Thornton 1998).

Synonyms and Related Terms

colodión elástico (Esp.);

Additional Information

J.Thornton, "A Brief History and Review of the Early Practice and Materials of Gap-Filling in the West" JAIC 37: 3-22, 1998.

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