Conservators Sponge - Hydrophilic

The closed-cell structure of our conservator's sponge is hydrophilic and can be used for various conservation procedures such as:

  • Wet repairs to remove residual water, as the repair tissue does not attach to the sponge.
  • Small disasters – absorbs a large amount of water rapidly.
  • Painting and artwork conservators use the sponge with solvents to clean and remove varnish.
  • In paper repair - when leafcasting to remove excess water without lifting off the pulp repair.
  • Can also be used in conjunction with draft cleaning powder.
  • No doubt conservators will find other uses for the Conservators Sponge ™ which can be shaped to suit the requirements of the project.

Blue Large Sponge - Size 73 x 48 x 325mm By allowing the sponge to dry out, it becomes harder and can be cut to the desired shape with a sharp knife. Immersion in water for a few minutes softens the sponge so that it is ready to use again.
White Small Wedge Sponge Size 19 x 48 x 23mm. Less dense material than our large blue sponge and remains pliable when dry.

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73 x 48 x 35mm - Large Sponges - Blue - Pack of 2
P961-2000 961-2000
Pack Size: Pkg 2 Price: £4.25 ex VAT In Stock
19 x 48 x 23mm - Small Wedge Sponges - White - Pack of 24
P701-20128 701-20128
Pack Size: Pkg 24 Price: £4.95 ex VAT In Stock

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