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Re: [BKARTS] Tyvek Tales



>From the Objects Conservators listserv:
 
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From: Jennifer Baker <jdbaker@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: April 3, 2009 11:44:14 AM EDT
Subject: Re:
[OSG] Stability of Tyvek
 
The
problem with Tyvek deteriorating in buildings has been known about for years.
It is mainly due a surface reaction with the tannins found in cedar and redwood
sidings. It also reacts with stucco. A good short explanation can be found in a
pdf here:
 
http://www.buildingscience.com/documents/reports/rr-0106-problems-with-housewraps/view
 
-Jennifer
Baker
 
 
 
Ann Frellsen
Collections Conservator
Emory University Libraries
Preservation Office, Woodruff Library #127
540 Asbury Circle, Atlanta, GA  30322-1006
phone: 404-727-0307      Fax:
404-727-0053
http://web.library.emory.edu/preservation/

                                    
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