Microsphere, inorganic

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Hollow Glass (Scotchlite glass bubble [3M]), Silica, or Ceramic ( Zeeosphere) balls that are used as fillers to add volume and decrease weight.

See also Microballoon.

Synonyms and Related Terms

microballoon; microesferas de vidro (Port.); Scotchlite [3M] glass bubble; Zeeosphere [3M]; Microballoon Filler [Top Flite]; 410 Microlight [West Systems]

Resources and Citations

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Pam Hatchfield, Pollutants in the Museum Environment, Archetype Press, London, 2002
  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997