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Author Wheeler, George, author.

Title Alkoxysilanes and the consolidation of stone / George Wheeler ; with annotated bibliography by Elizabeth Stevenson Goins
Published Los Angeles, California : Getty Publications, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 196 pages) : illustrations
Series Research in conservation
Research in conservation (Unnumbered)
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Contents Historical overview -- The chemistry of physics of alkoxysilanes and their gels -- Essential ingredients -- Addition of water -- Catalysis -- Gelation, syneresis, and ripening -- Drying -- The influence of stone type -- Mineral composition -- The clay problem -- Other stone types -- Other issues of structure -- Darkening and color changes -- Commercial and noncommercial formulations -- Commercial formulations -- Noncommercial formulations -- Practice -- Preconsolidation -- Moisture and wetness -- Biological growth -- Salts -- Application techniques -- Consumption -- Application schedule -- Conflicting activities -- Darkening and color changes -- Application on black crusts -- Water repellents -- Safety and storage -- Laboratory and field evaluation of service life -- Recent developments and final thoughts
Notes At head of title: The Getty Conservation Institute
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-190) and index
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Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. CMalG
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Getty Conservation Institute publications page, viewed March 11, 2016)
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Subject Alkoxysilanes -- Research
Silicon -- Synthesis
Stone -- Conservation and restoration -- Research
Form Electronic book
Author Getty Conservation Institute, issuing body.