MAC Lab Conservation Facilities


Facilities


The Conservation Department contains a wide array of conservation equipment including:


 

a 320kV x-radiograph

 

5 ton overhead crane

 

electrolytic reduction tanks w/ power supplies and heated circulators

 

PEG tanks w/ filtration and circulation

 

2 freeze-driers (12’x4’ and 4’x2’)

 

2 air-abrasive plants

 

pneumatic cleaning tools

 

density meter

 

pH/ISE meters

 

Fourier-transform infrared spectrometer

 

UV-Vis spectrophotometer

 

darkroom & photo studio

 

networked database

 

climate-controlled treatment and storage space

 

a dedicated solvent workspace



 

 

 




Conservators lifting a cannon using the 5 ton overhead crane.


Conservators treating timbers at the MAC Lab.

 

To contact the Head Conservator, please call Nichole Doub at 410-586-8577 or email: n.doub@maryland.gov.