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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
[Nielsen & Bainbridge] A trademark for a lightweight rigid laminated foam. Artcare (TM) foamboard is made using MicroChamber® technology. It contains [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=polystyrene polystyrene] foam sheets embedded with [http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=zeolite zeolites] to absorb offgassing products along with buffers ([http://cameo.mfa.org/materials/fullrecord.asp?name=calcium%20carbonate calcium carbonate]) to neutralize harmful acidic vapors. The rigid, strong, flat panels are water-resistant and dimensionally stable. Direct sunlight will cause bleaching and degradation of any unprotected foam.
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[Nielsen & Bainbridge] A trademark for a lightweight rigid laminated foam. Artcare (TM) foamboard is made using MicroChamber® technology. It contains [[polystyrene|polystyrene]] foam sheets embedded with [[zeolite|zeolites]] to absorb offgassing products along with buffers ([[calcium%20carbonate|calcium carbonate]]) to neutralize harmful acidic vapors. The rigid, strong, flat panels are water-resistant and dimensionally stable. Direct sunlight will cause bleaching and degradation of any unprotected foam.
  
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
 
== Synonyms and Related Terms ==
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MicroChamber®; Artcare Archival white Foamboard
 
MicroChamber®; Artcare Archival white Foamboard
  
== Hazards and Safety ==
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== Personal Risk ==
  
Combustion may produce styrenes and carbon monoxide.
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Combustible, producing styrene and carbon monoxide.
  
== Additional Information ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
CRI website page: [http://www.conservationresources.com/news/newsarticles1.shtml Bainbridge Artcare Archival White Foamboards]
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* Nielson & Bainbridge: [[https://www.nielsenbainbridgegroup.com/nielsen-bainbridge/bainbridge-foamboards/ Foamboards]]
  
== Authority ==
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* Pam Hatchfield, ''Pollutants in the Museum Environment'', Archetype Press, London, 2002
  
* Pam Hatchfield, ''Pollutants in the Museum Environment'', Archetype Press, London, 2002
 
  
* Website address 1  Comment: www.nielsen-bainbridge.com/html/info.html
 
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 12:28, 30 April 2022

Artcare™ Archival Foamboard

Description

[Nielsen & Bainbridge] A trademark for a lightweight rigid laminated foam. Artcare (TM) foamboard is made using MicroChamber® technology. It contains Polystyrene foam sheets embedded with zeolites to absorb offgassing products along with buffers (Calcium carbonate) to neutralize harmful acidic vapors. The rigid, strong, flat panels are water-resistant and dimensionally stable. Direct sunlight will cause bleaching and degradation of any unprotected foam.

Synonyms and Related Terms

MicroChamber®; Artcare Archival white Foamboard

Personal Risk

Combustible, producing styrene and carbon monoxide.

Resources and Citations

  • Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002

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