Advanced materials science applied in the restoration of outdoor bronze statues

I. Sajó, G. Buza, WMadarassy, E. Kálmán

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Abstract

In the heart of Budapest, an ensemble of nearly 40 large size bronze statues and reliefs were restored in the years of 1995 - 2002. In this paper it is shown, how the achievments of materials science were used to restore the original look and ensure long term integrity of the monument.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)11-22
Number of pages12
JournalMaterials Science Forum
Volume473-474
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2005
Event4th Hungarian Conference on Materials Science, Testing and Informatics - Balatonfured, Hungary
Duration: Oct 12 2003Oct 14 2003

Keywords

  • Bronze corrosion
  • Restoration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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