The Examination of Transparent Coatings on Furniture and Wooden Objects
by Prof. Dr. Gerdi Maierbacher-Legl, Dr. Julia Schultz M.A. and Merle Strätling M.A.
Next course: 18 September to 19 November 2017
Fee: 198,- € (Students get a reduction of 20%.)
It covers observation with visible and ultraviolet light, solubility tests, examination of cross-sections, microchemical tests as well as histochemical staining methods. Useful tips are provided for the use of specific equipment and facilities. Health and safety issues are also addressed.
In addition, the course conveys fundamental information about the primary materials used in different types of coatings, their chemical and physical properties, as well as factors influencing deterioration and surface phenomena.
With the help of detailed explanation of the basic information, it is also possible to learners with little previous knowledge to get into the subject.
During the term of the course, a graduated conservator is available to all participants via e-mail.
Students of the Faculty of Architecture, Engineering and Conservation can get credit points for the course.
Since ten years Prof. Dr. Gerdi Maierbacher-Legl has been heading the Furniture and Wooden Objects Conservation at the HAWK. Dr. Julia Schultz M.A. and Merle Strätling M.A. have graduated in Conservation and Restoration in this area of specialization.
Funding for this course has been provided by the European Union.
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