Mowilith DM

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Mowilith® DM


[Clariant GmbH, Germany] The European trademark for a series of polyvinyl acetate emulsions. Mowilith® emulsions are used as paint binders, coatings, and adhesives. Some of the Mowilith® types are:

  • DMC2 - vinyl acetate / dibutyl maleate copolymer
  • DM5 - vinyl acetate / acrylic ester copolymer
  • DMVI - mixed with DM5 for adhesive lining of textiles
  • DM-10 - ethylene vinyl acetate

Synonyms and Related Terms

Mowolith (sp)


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Resources and Citations

  • J. Down, M.MacDonald, J.Te'treault, S.Williams, Adhesive Testing at the Canadian Conservation Institute-An Evaluation of Selected Poly(Vinyl acetate) and Acrylic Adhesives", Studies in Conservation 41:19-44, 1996.
  • J. Leene, Adhesives for Textile Conservation. Butterworths, London, 1972.
  • Book and Paper Group, Paper Conservation Catalog, AIC, 1984, 1989
  • Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997
  • Gordon Hanlon, contributed information, 1998