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Modern metals in cultural heritage : understanding and characterization / Virginia Costa.

By: Costa, Virginia [author].
Contributor(s): Getty Conservation Institute [issuing body].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Los Angeles, California : Getty Conservation Institute, c2019Description: 136 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 26 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781606066058; 1606066056.Subject(s): Metal-work -- Conservation and restoration | Alloys | Corrosion and anti-corrosives | Coatings
Contents:
Foreword -- Introduction -- Metals and alloys: nature, properties, and characterization -- The nature of metals -- Structure -- Evolution of microstructure -- Properties of metallic alloys -- Mechanical properties -- Deteriorative properties -- Characterization -- Visual inspection -- Analysis -- Metallic alloys -- Aluminum alloys -- Metallurgical background -- Designation, properties, and applications -- Deterioration -- Characterization -- Conservation-related literature -- Copper alloys -- Metallurgical background -- Designation, properties, and applications -- Deterioration -- Characterization -- Conservation-related literature -- Stainless steels -- Metallurgical background -- Designation, properties, and applications -- Deterioration -- Characterization -- Conservation-related literature -- Titanium alloys -- Metallurgical background -- Designation, properties, and applications -- Deterioration -- Characterization -- Conservation-related literature -- Weathering steels -- Metallurgical background -- Designation, properties, and applications -- Deterioration -- Characterization -- Conservation-related literature -- Zinc alloys -- Metallurgical background -- Designation, properties, and applications -- Deterioration -- Characterization -- Conservation-related literature -- Surface coatings -- Metallic coatings -- Coating processes -- Structure, properties, and applications of coatings -- Characterization -- Conservation-related literature -- Conversion coatings -- Anodizing -- Chromate conversion coatings -- Phosphate conversion coatings -- Conservation-related literature -- Glossary -- About the author.
Summary: "This practical guide provides artists, conservators, curators, and heritage professionals with tools for understanding, evaluating, and approaching the care and treatment of modern metals"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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