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Article: Methods for the Preparation of Palaeontological Models

Special Papers in Palaeontology - No. 22 - Cover Image
Publication: Special Papers in Palaeontology
Number: 22
Thematic Volume: Curration of Palaeontology Collections
Edited By: M. G. Bassett
Publication Date: 1979
Page(s): 225 268
Authored By: Terry L. Chase
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CHASE, T.L. 1979. Methods for the Preparation of Palaeontological Models. IN BASSET, M.G. (ed.) Curration of Palaeontology Collections. Special Papers in Palaeontology22, 225-268.

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Direct sculpting methods for the preparation of palaeontological models are described using asbestos mache and papier mache, resin-laminated plastic foams, polyvinyl chloride modelling clay, and wax, together with various moulding and casting techniques using plaster, latex, neoprene, polysulphide rubber, silicone, polyvinyl chloride, beeswax, polyester, epoxy, acrylic, and polyurethane.

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