Blue Scales (Textile Fading Cards)

    SKU: TEC025001

    Pricing

    QuantityPrice
    1 - 9 $18.25
    10 - 49 $16.95
    50 - 99 $15.50
    100 + $13.00
    $18.25

    Description

    Description

    Used as light fastness standards, to monitor the net exposure to light of art objects on display, and to alert conservators to rotate an exhibit or to reduce the intensity of illumination.
    Eight pieces of wool cloth tinted with blue dyes of different degrees of fastness mounted on a 5"x1 1/2" card. 

    These cards conform to the following standards:
    ISO 105-B01    &    ISO 105-B02
    IUF 401    &    IUF 402

    Material composition of the strips is as follows:
    Reference 1, Acid Blue 104 
    Reference 2, Acid Blue 109
    Reference 3, Acid Blue 83
    Reference 4, Acid Blue 121
    Reference 5, Acid Blue 47
    Reference 6, Acid Blue 23
    Reference 7, Solubilized Vat Blue 5
    Reference 8, Solubilized Vat Blue 8