Degradation of Plastics in Museums14 January 2010
Degradation of Plastics in Museums – Colin Williamson (MD, Smile Plastics)
People often think of plastics as cheap and disposable, but some types have now been with us for well over 100 years, and some objects made from them are now, perhaps unexpectedly, highly valued. How do we preserve such objects, well beyond the horizon envisaged by their creators?
Location: Catalyst Science Discovery Centre, Mersey Road, Widnes WA8 0DF