Research on the identification and degradation of rubbers
CICRP: Alain Colombini
Partnership(s): Research Centre for the Conservation of Collections (CRCC), Laboratory of Molecular and Macromolecular Photochemistry (LPMM); Museums of France Research and Restoration Centre (C2RMF); Gwenola Corbin, conservator-restorer, National Centre of Plastic Arts (CNAP) grant
Under the restoration research allowance granted to Gwenola Corbin by the National Centre of Plastic Arts (CNAP), the CICRP has provided scientific assistance to this research project. The topics addressed have focused on identification techniques for rubbers present in museum collections, their degradation processes and their consolidation.
Corbin G. (2007), ‘Recherche sur la conservation et la restauration de Foot Soldier (Godzilla) de Kenji Yanobe. Complétée d’une étude sur les mousses polyuréthannes souples’, Ecole Supérieure d’Art d’Avignon, report p. 241.