[QuakeHold! by Trevco, San Marcos, CA] A brand name for a soft, sticky mineral wax used for positioning and earthquake stabilization of small objects. QuakeHold! Museum Wax™ is composed of Microcrystalline wax softened with petroleum jelly. It was formerly sold under the brand name of Anchor Wax™.
Synonyms and Related Terms
museo de cera (Esp.)
Examples include: Quakehold!; Quake Wax; Museum Wax; Anchor Wax
Physical and Chemical Properties
Soluble in mineral spirits. Non-acidic.
Resources and Citations
- Quakehold: Website
- Marie Svoboda, Conservation Survey Index, unpublished, 1997