Fabri-Sil

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Description

A brand name for a lining fabric devised by Robert Fieux. Fabri-Sil is a Teflon® impregnated glass cloth coated on one side with a silicone-based pressure sensitive adhesive. It is supplied with a protective release layer on the adhesive side. The threads are anisotropic. The fabric has 13 threads per cm in the warp direction and 8 threads per cm in the weft.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Fabrisil

Additional Information

A.Phenix, G.Hedley, "Lining Without Heat or Moisture", in preprints for the ICOM Committee for Conservation Triennial Meeting, Copenhagen, 1984.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Meredith Montague, contributed information, 1998
  • Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998
  • External source or communication Comment: advertisement in Tech & Cons