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  • Chemical Changes in Pictorial Models: Characterization by FT-IR Spectroscopy 

    Urbina, Veronica; Pradell Cara, Trinitat; Salvadó Cabré, Nativitat; Buti Papiol, Salvador; Ruvalcaba, José Luis (2009)
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    In order to understand the interaction between copper containing pigments and the organic binders in paintings, as well as reaction/alteration products, a series of pictorial models have been prepared and ...
  • Micro infrared spectroscopy discrimination capability of compounds in complex matrices of thin layers in real sample coatings from artworks 

    Beltran Sanchidrian, Victòria; Salvadó Cabré, Nativitat; Buti Papiol, Salvador; Cinque, Gianfelice (2015-01)
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    The presence of coating on manufactures either to protect them from the environment, or to give them specific properties—as well as simply to change their aspect—has been shown to be a constant practise throughout history. ...
  • Determination of hexavalent chromium in leather by ion-exchange chromatography 

    Font Vallès, Joaquim; Perez Quiñones, Carmen; Reyes Farrera, María R.; Cobos, Mireia; Combalia Cendra, Felip; Marsal Monge, Agustí (2014-09-01)
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    The determination of traces of hexavalent chromium in leather and in leather consumer goods is carried out by ion-exchange chromatography. Samples are extracted at pH7.5-8 with a phosphate buffer, according to the method ...
  • New insights on blue pigments used in 15th century paintings by synchrotron radiation-based micro-FTIR and XRD 

    Salvadó Cabré, Nativitat; Buti Papiol, Salvador; Garcia Aranda, Miguel A.; Pradell Cara, Trinitat (2014-05-06)
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    The blue pigments used on altarpieces in 15th Century in Catalonia and Crown of Aragon are principally the azurite mineral. To a lesser extent lapis lazuli, also of mineral origin and occasionally, in the background areas, ...
  • Alternative Fungicides for the Leather Industry: Application in Various Processes. 

    Cuadros Domènech, Sara; Manresa Presas, Mª Angels; Font Vallès, Joaquim; Puig Vidal, Rita; Marsal Monge, Agustí (2013)
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    Increasingly stringent environmental legislation and indispensable use of fungicides in the tanning industry obliges tanners to adapt their processes to alternative technologies with lower environmental impact, including ...
  • Characterization of the volatile organic compounds by hs-spme-cg-ms in the leather sector 

    Cuadros Domènech, Rosa Maria; Ollé Otero, Lluís; Bacardit Dalmases, Anna; Font Vallès, Joaquim (2013-11)
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    Current European legislation demands a reduction in the amount of voltaile organic compounds (VOCs) used in industrial processes. The presence of these compounds in the leather industry arises from the chemicals used in ...
  • Determination of fungicides in residual tanning floats using solid phase micro extraction 

    Font Vallès, Joaquim; Reyes Reyes, Maria; Cuadros, Sara; Bacardit Dalmases, Anna; Ollé Otero, Lluís; Marsal Monge, Agustín (2013-02-04)
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    Solid-phase microextraction (SPME) was optimized for extraction of the leather preservative agents 2-(thiocyanomethylthio)-benzothiazole (TCMTB), 4-chloro-3-methylphenol (PCMC), 2-phenylphenol (OPP), 2-Octyl-3(2H)-isothiazolone ...
  • Evaluation of a lime-mediated sewage sludge stabilisation process. Product characterisation and technological validation for its use in the cement industry 

    Flores, J.; Larrotcha, E.; Fos, C.; Husillos Rodríguez, N.; Granados, R.J.; Blanco Varela, M.Teresa; Cortina Pallás, José Luís; Martínez Ramírez, Sagrario; Marsal Astort, Montserrat; Guillem, Manel; Puig, J. (2012-03)
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    This paper describes an industrial process for stabilising sewage sludge (SS) with lime and evaluates the viability of the stabilised product, denominated Neutral, as a raw material for the cement industry. Lime not only ...
  • Determinación de TCMTB y otros fungicidas en piel 

    Reyes Farrera, María R.; Font Vallès, Joaquim; Bacardit Dalmases, Anna; Marsal Monge, Agustín (Publicació Electrònica en CD-ROM, 2012)
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    La norma ISO 13365:2011 desarrolla un método analítico para la determinación del contenido de los agentes conservantes 2-(tiocianometiltio)-benzotiazol (TCMTB), 4-cloro-3-metilfenol (PCMC), 2-fenilfenol (OPP) y ...
  • SR-XRD and SR-FTIR study of the alteration of silver foils in medieval paintings 

    Salvadó Cabré, Nativitat; Buti Papiol, Salvador; Labrador, A.; Cinque, Gianfelice; Emerich, Hermann; Pradell Cara, Trinitat (2011)
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    Altarpieces and polychrome carved wood from the fifteenth century AD usually exhibit golden and silvery areas by the application of a very thin foil of metal. The metal foils were normally protected from the atmosphere ...

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