Kapton®

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Description

[DuPont] A registered trademark for a polyimide polymer sheet. Kapton® has been used as a protective mask during oxidative cleaning of ink marks from paper, canvas, and gesso test pieces (Burns et al 1999).

Additional Information

° DuPont: Kapton Website

° B.Banks, S.Rutledge, M.Karla, M.J.Norris, W.Real, C.Haytas, "Use of an Atmospheric Atomic Oxygen Beam for Restoration of Defaced Paintings" in ICOM Preprints, Lyon, France, 1999. p. 271-275.