5  Technical Resources

Links to Information about “Museum-Grade” Silica Gel

 

Silica Gel: Passive Control of Relative Humidity – Technical Bulletin 33 (Authors: Jean Tétreault and Paul Bégin, 2018). 

https://www.canada.ca/en/conservation-institute/services/conservation-preservation-publications/technical-bulletins/silica-gel-relative-humidity.html

 

Demystifying Silica Gel, (Author: Steven Weintraub, 2002). 

http://resources.conservation-us.org/osg-postprints/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2015/02/osg009-12.pdf

Demystifying Silica Gel for Effective Microclimates (January 22, 2019), a Webinar presented by Rachael Arenstein through the  FAIC Connecting to Collections Care Online Community. 

https://www.connectingtocollections.org/effective-microclimates/  

 

The site provides access to the webinar and a variety of downloads including: 

Annotated slides from the presentation: 

http://www.connectingtocollections.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-Demystifying-Silica-Gel-C2CCare-Webinar-ANNOTATED.pdf

 

Comparing Performance and Cost of “Museum-grade” Silica Gels (2019):

http://www.connectingtocollections.org/wp content/uploads/2018/12/Comparisons_SIlica_Gels.pdf