Latest Preservation Stories

Ancient Chinese Warrior Relics Preserved With Air Curtain
2013-02-07 13:11:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New methods have been unveiled to help preserve ancient relics, such as China's world-renowned Museum of Qin Terracotta Warriors and Horses. These large, immovable historic relics displayed in China have faced many environmental factors, deteriorating many of the more than 1,500 relics. The museum was first opened in 1979, providing an exhibition of Qin Shinhuang's mausoleum. Qin Shinhuang was the first emperor in China's...

2012-09-25 23:00:30

COIT, a leading supplier of specialty cleaning and disaster restoration services headquartered in San Francisco, is recognizing National Mold Awareness Month by reminding home and business owners that it is important to take steps to prevent mold from invading any building or structure. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 “By the time you see or smell mold in your home or business, you might already have a problem that will be difficult to address,” Bob Kearn, President...

2012-06-15 23:02:52

The new DT RGC180 Capture Cradle is the latest integration of book capture and reprographic technology. Designed to produce preservation grade images at the fastest rate of capture, the DT RGC180 is the optimum digitization solution for the rapid capture of rare, bound and loose materials. Featuring a built-in pneumatic 180° dual platen book cradle that automatically adjusts to the thickness of bound collections, this system is designed to bring printed materials to optimal focus and...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.