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Table 1 Characterization of pH and alkaline reserve of cotton canvas (AA) before and after deacidification with polar and nonpolar deacidification agents

From: New treatments for canvas consolidation and conservation

Treatment of cotton canvas (AA)Surface pH according to TAPPI T 529 om-04pH as cold extract according to ISO 6588-1Alkaline reserve according to ISO 10716 (mol/kg)
Untreated4.35.8− 0.01
Deacidified with MgO9.17.90.13
Deacidified with CaCO38.78.40.16