Rapid Pollution Off-Gassing Assessments of Museum Construction Materials by Gas Chromatographic Techniques

Division of Preservation and Access

Woman stands at machine in lab coat and goggles
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NEH Project Intern Catie Liggett starts an Evolved Gas Analysis test on a sample of a proposed display case construction material.

Courtesy of Newfields Lab

Newfields Lab at the Indiana Museum of Art developed a rapid analytical protocol for measuring volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in materials used for the display, storage, and exhibition of cultural heritage materials.