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CEN - EN 17138

Conservation of Cultural Heritage - Methods and materials for cleaning porous inorganic materials

active, Most Current
Organization: CEN
Publication Date: 1 December 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 64
ICS Code (Items of art and handicrafts. Cultural property and heritage): 97.195
scope:

This document provides the guidelines for the choice of the operational cleaning technical specifications in order to optimize the cleaning operation. The fundamental requirements for each specific cleaning method are given as to adapt cleaning works for single specific cases.

The objective of cleaning may consist of removal of any combination of unwanted materials, such as: degraded protective coatings, surface or near-surface materials, which constitute a present or future threat to conservation, materials which prevent legibility of the object or are disfiguring by nature, deposits which are judged to be incompatible to the historical nature of the object.

Document History

EN 17138
December 1, 2018
Conservation of Cultural Heritage - Methods and materials for cleaning porous inorganic materials
This document provides the guidelines for the choice of the operational cleaning technical specifications in order to optimize the cleaning operation. The fundamental requirements for each specific...

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