conference day 2
programme // June 25th 2010
Session III alkaline chloride extraction // CHAIR: Vasilike Argyropoulos
09.30 am Heinrich Wunderlich, Halle (D):
Efficiency of chloride extraction with organic ammonium bases: The
KUR-Project - Conservation and professional storage of iron artefacts
10.00 am Paul Mardikian, Charleston (USA):
The use of subcritical alakaline solutions for the stabilization of
archaeological iron artefacts
10.30 am coffee break / poster discussion
11.00 am Svetlana Burshneva, St. Petersburg (RUS):
Some new advances in alkaline sulphite treatment of archaeological iron
11.30 am Melanie Rimmer, Cardiff (UK):
The effectiveness of chloride removal from archaeological iron using
alkaline deoxygenated desalination treatments
12.00 pm Britta Schmutzler, Stuttgart (D):
Simplifying sodium sulfite solutions - the DBU project
12.30 pm lunch break
Session IV marine finds // CHAIR: Paul Mardikian
02.00 pm Florian Kergourlay, Gif/ Yvette (F):
Effect of dechlorination in NaOH of iron archaeological artefacts
immersed in sea water
02.30 pm Stephane Lemoine, Nantes (F):
Evolution of pH in the solutions of dechlorination
03.00 pm Eric Nordgren, Newport News (USA):
Conservation of iron artefacts from the USS Monitor (1862)
03.30 pm Kenya Brown Fusciello, Maryland (USA):
Retreatment of archaeological irons temporarily submerged in brackish
04.00 pm end of lecture programme, coffee
04.45 pm AIAE member meeting
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Poster session:
Posters will be on display during both lecture days. In the morning coffee breaks, authors will
be available at their posters for discussion.
Presenters: Poster session:
Andrea Fischer, Stuttgart (D): Identification of organic remains on iron finds
using variable pressure Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)
Andrea Fischer, Stuttgart (D): The laboratory processing of block-lifted finds from
Maria Giannoulaki, Athens (GR): The iron collection of ancient messene:
a methodological conservation approach
Charlotte Kuhn, Stuttgart (D): Freezing corrosion - a viable storage option?
Paul Mardikian, Charleston (USA): Metal 2010: ICOM-CC WG "Metals" interim
meeting in Charleston, South Carolina from
Oct. 11-15, 2010
Eric Nordgren, Newport News (USA): Archaeological Iron After Excavation (AIAE) -
working group within the ICOM-CC
Metals Working Group
Martina Raedel, Berlin (D): Corrosion protection without red lead:
A contradiction in terms?