Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN 16085:2012

Conservation of Cultural property - Methodology for sampling from materials of cultural property - General rules

Status: Valid

This European Standard provides a methodology and criteria for sampling cultural property materials for their scientific investigation. It covers, for example, how to characterize the material(s), assess the condition, determine the deterioration causes and/or mechanism(s) and decide on and/or evaluate the conservation treatment(s). Apart from sampling, this document also provides requirements for documentation, and handling of sample(s). This European Standard does not deal with the decision making process for taking a sample nor how the sample is to be used.


Items of art and handicrafts. Cultural property and heritage (97.195)

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Language: English

Written by: SIS - Miljö och energi

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Article no: STD-86889

Edition: 1

Approved: 8/4/2012

No of pages: 20