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Practical Course on Paper Conservation: Water, Paper and Bath Salts

"Papel, Agua y Sales de Baño", un nuevo curso práctico sobre conservación de papel. Este curso, que se llevará a cabo en septiembre en Almería, se centrará en aspectos clave como la gestión del pH y la conductividad durante el tratamiento de obras de arte en papel, proporcionando una profundización invaluable en este campo especializado. ¡No te pierdas esta oportunidad de expandir tus conocimientos y habilidades en la conservación de obras de arte en papel!

"Paper, Water, and Bath Salts," a new practical course on paper conservation. This course, taking place in September in Almería, will focus on key aspects such as managing pH and conductivity during the treatment of paper artworks, offering invaluable depth in this specialized field. Don't miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills in the conservation of paper artworks!

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Conductivity: The Unsung Hero of Paper Conservation!

Ensuring precise measurement of the initial paper conductivity and tailoring aqueous treatment baths accordingly can help prevent structural damage to the paper. Monitoring conductivity during the treatment process will assist in determining when the action of a bath is completed and the next stage of treatment can commence. Incorporating these kind of procedures as standard practice in paper conservation can provide conservators with safer, more effective, and easily controllable treatment methods.

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In the case of paintings conservation, Consolidation is the treatment that aims to stabilize degraded or weakened areas by introducing and adhesive, also called a consolidant, capable of holding them together.

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