Lascaux Acrylic Adhesive 498 HV

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Lascaux Acrylic Adhesive 498 HV


[Alois K Diethelm, Switzerland] A trademark for a thermoplastic acrylic resin composed of a water-based emulsion containing butyl acrylate thickened with methacrylic acid (40% solids). Lascaux Acrylic Adhesive 498 HV can be thinned with water, but once the film is dried it is insoluble in water. The minimum film formation temperature for 498 HV is approximately 5C. A dry film is slightly tacky and can be used as a weak pressure sensitive adhesive or it can be activated to improve adhesion with toluene, alcohol or heat (75C). Lascaux Acrylic Adhesive 498 HV has been used for lining and mounting canvases, paper, wood and plaster.

Other Properties

Dry films: Soluble in acetone, ethanol, glycol esters, toluene and xylene. Insoluble in water, white spirit and ligroin.

Molecular Weight Tg=26C

Additional Information

Talas: Information sheet

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Book and Paper Group, Paper Conservation Catalog, AIC, 1984, 1989
  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997
  • Meredith Montague, contributed information, 1998
  • Teri Hensick, contributed information, 1998
  • Conservation Materials Ltd., Catalog
  • Conservation Support Systems, Catalog, 1997