MS217: Museum Cleaning Basics
CCI Tech Bulletin #12 Controlling Museum Fungal Problems by Thomas J.K. Strang and John E. Dawson
Provides guidance on identifying a fungal problem, fungal problems in wood outdoors, and controlling fungi.
|Controlling Museum Fungal Problems||$12.00||[Add to Cart]|
CCI Tech Bulletin #11 Dry Methods for Surface Cleaning of Paper by Janet Cowan.
This practical instruction guide is perfect for use by those responsible for care and preservation of works on paper. Describes problems caused by dirt and potential difficulties from the nature and / or condition of paper artifacts. Discusses cleaning materials and techniques and suggests specific types of works of art and archival material.
Dry Methods for Surface
Cleaning of Paper
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Express Vac, our smallest vacuum, weighs 8 lb. (with accessories and box) and has a top handle. Measures 12”x 8.25”x 9.5”. Fabric carrying Tote sold separately. Three filtration systems are available: (1) a bag and shell filter combination, (2) a disposable, anti-dump canister filter in a recycled plastic housing or (3) a HEPA filter cartridge. Low suction makes this vacuum ideal for collection cleaning. See micro-tools under accessories.
|Express Vac with dust bag filter||$149||[Add to Cart]|
|Express Vac with toner cartridge filter||$159||[Add to Cart]|
|Express Vac with HEPA cartridge filter||$199||[Add to Cart]|
|Express Vac Carry Tote||$30.50||[Add to Cart]|
|Express Vac dust bag filters (10 bags, 1 shell)||$25.10||[Add to Cart]|
|Express Vac toner cartridge filters (2/pack)||$25.00||[Add to Cart]|
|Express Vac HEPA cartridge filters (2/pack)||$44.25||[Add to Cart]|
Omega Vac Supreme, weighing 12 lb., has a shoulder strap and lid storage area for accessories. Measures 19.5” x 9” x 6.25”. Choice of filter determines level of dust retention. Omega Series standard filters are designed to capture dust, dirt, soot, pollen, black toner and most color toner. The optional HEPA filters are designed to capture fumes, atmospheric dust, all color toner and other ultra-fine particulate. Both filters are disposable, anti-dump canisters. The vacuum meets UL and CSA certified safety standards. Great for general exhibit and storage room cleaning. Suction is stronger than normally desired for cleaning collections.
|Omega Vac Supreme||$292.50||[Add to Cart]|
|Omega Vac Supreme with HEPA filter||$304.50||[Add to Cart]|
|Omega Vac Supreme filter (single)||$14.00||[Add to Cart]|
|Omega Vac Supreme filters (double pack)||$27.50||[Add to Cart]|
|Omega Vac HEPA Filter (single)||$33.50||[Add to Cart]|
|Omega Vac ULPA .12 micron filter (this is a special order item)||$62.50||[Add to Cart]|
|Omega Vac Supreme Deluxe Backpack||$106.00||[Add to Cart]|
HCTV Vacuum, our largest vacuum, is designed for high volume users. A foot pedal makes it easy to clean material while sitting at a table or lab bench. Its rolling base doubles as a tray for storing the vacuum’s accessories. With a five-gallon capacity, this vacuum offers two levels of filtration: Toner and dust filter bucket and HEPA filter bucket, 5 gallon. Great for general exhibit and storage room cleaning. Suction is stronger than normally desired for cleaning collections. It comes with an extra-long flexible stretch hose, increasing your reach.
|HCTV Vacuum w/5 gallon ESD safe Toner filter||$575.00||[Add to Cart]|
|HCTV Vacuum w/5 gallon HEPA filter||$587.50||[Add to Cart]|
|HCTV 5 Gallon bucket filter||$66.50||[Add to Cart]|
|HCTV 5 Gallon HEPA bucket filter||$73.25||[Add to Cart]|
|HCTV Deluxe Backpack||$106.00||[Add to Cart]|
Vacuum Accessories fit our Atrix vacuums, making them more flexible. Micro-tools attach to the hose to create a finer cleaning capability. Longer hoses and hose couplers ensure any distance can be reached with your Atrix vacuum without risking the collection. We carry a Tote for the Express Vac and filters for all of our vacuums.
|Micro-tools||$16.75||[Add to Cart]|
|6 ft. hose||$41.00||[Add to Cart]|
|10 ft. hose||$49.00||[Add to Cart]|
|Hose coupler (joining two hoses)||$21.50||[Add to Cart]|
|Flexneck crevice tool||$15.95||[Add to Cart]|
|$5.00||[Add to Cart]|
Links to related information on other sites:
Wet Cleaning Quilts at Home
To Bleach or not to Bleach...
SURFACE CLEANING PAPER
CLEANING LIBRARY MATERIALS AND THE STACKS
Managing a Stacks Cleaning Project
"Vacuums put power into annual cleaning" by Helen Alten
Choosing a Vacuum Cleaner for Use in Museum Collections (Conserve-O-Gram 1/6) - (An Adobe PDF file)
Volcanic Ash: Cleaning Museum Objects (Conserve-O-Gram 3/5) - (An Adobe PDF file)
Cleaning Wood Furniture (Conserve-O-Gram 7/1) - (An Adobe PDF file)
ASSESSMENT OF EDTA AS A CLEANING REAGENT FOR STAINED GLASS WEATHERING PRODUCTS (ABSTRACT)
EFFECTS OF CLEANING ON THE SURFACE MORPHOLOGY OF PLASTICS (ABSTRACT)
Surface-Cleaning of Paper