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TableĀ 1 Authentic Polymer Reference Sheet Details

From: Non-invasive identification of polymers in cultural heritage collections: evaluation, optimisation and application of portable FTIR (ATR and external reflectance) spectroscopy to three-dimensional polymer-based objects

GroupPolymerColourTextureSheenTransparencyHardnessSource
Cellulose estersCATortoiseshellSmoothMatteTranslucentRigidGPS Agencies, London
CNImitation ivorySmoothGlossOpaqueRigidEBay seller, China
Formaldehyde resinsPFOrangeSmoothGlossOpaqueRigidEBay seller, China
CSFCreamSmoothMatteOpaqueRigidGPS Agencies, London
MFWhiteSmoothGlossOpaqueRigidEBay seller, Melbourne
StyrenicsPSWhiteSmoothGlossOpaqueRigidProfile Plastics, Melbourne
ABSBlackSmoothGlossOpaqueRigidPlastics for Industry, Melbourne
PolyolefinsPPGreySmoothGlossOpaqueRigidPlastics for Industry, Melbourne
PEWhiteSmoothGlossOpaqueRigidPlastics for Industry, Melbourne
OthersPMMAClearSmoothGlossTransparentRigidPlastics for Industry, Melbourne
PETClearSmoothGlossTransparentRigidProfile Plastics, Melbourne
PCClearSmoothGlossTransparentRigidPlastics for Industry, Melbourne
PVCClearSmoothGlossTransparentFlexibleBunnings Warehouse, Melbourne
PURCreamFoamMatteOpaqueFlexibleClark Rubber, Melbourne
PAWhiteSmoothGlossOpaqueRigidPlastics for Industry, Melbourne