RAPMUS - Reduced ageing and active preservation of plastics in museums and collections
Art is valuable and need care to last. The preservation of objects made with plastics are less understood, and the risk is reduced longevity.
The RAPMUS project is establishing a common ground for plastics conservation in Norway and a meeting point for conservators and plastics industry expertise from Norner. Museums and art collections represent and administrate our common memory. The collections acquire and contain an increasing extent of materials and material combinations of different polymer materials. These materials have limited longevity, and they constitute major conservation challenges in an eternity perspective.