Technical Papers

papersTECHNICAL DATA SHEET
Gamblin Conservation Colors are made from Laropal A-81, mineral spirits, and lightfast pigments. Alumina hydrate is added to the modern organic colors to adjust tinting strength. No additives are used.

At the International Institute for Conservation’s Melbourne Congress 2000, two papers were delivered on the development of Gamblin Conservation Colors:

These papers are available from IIC.

GAMBLIN CONSERVATION COLORS AND MAIMERI RESTAURO, PALETTE COMPARISON AND EQUIVALENTS

Technical research paper:
DEVELOPMENT OF A PIGMENTED WAX/RESIN FILL FORMULATION FOR THE CONSERVATION OF PAINTINGS
Christine McIntyre
May 13, 2011

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