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Cleveland Museum of Art

Lynton holds laser cleaning workshop at Cleveland Museum of Art

Last month Lynton travelled to the Cleveland Museum of Art in Ohio, United States to give a laser cleaning workshop.

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Gallo-Roman

Laser cleaning Gallo-Roman funerary steles in Geneva

Conservators at Geneva's Musee d'Art et d'Histoire decided to hire one of our Compact Phoenix systems for three months to clean ten funerary steles, altars and monuments for a forthcoming exhibition.

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Sardis archaeological site

Compact Phoenix system arrives at Sardis archaeological site

One of our Compact Phoenix systems, complete with both NdYAG (1064nm) and ErYAG (2940nm) laser handpieces, has finally arrived at its destination in western Turkey.

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Laser cleaning at the Glyptotek museum

Conservators at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek museum (Copenhagen, Denmark) have made excellent use of one of our rental systems to clean its ‘Naos with two kings’ from Hawara, Egypt (1750BC).

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University of Manchester

Research with Manchester University

Lynton has teamed up with the world-renowned Physics department at Manchester University to conduct detailed research into ErYAG laser cleaning applications in conservation and, in particular, into the use of this wavelength for removing oxidised bronze paint from gilded surfaces including frames and furniture.

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Lynton return to Tutbury

Just over two years since initial laser cleaning tests were carried out on the historic 12th-century west front of the beautiful St. Mary's Priory Church in Tutbury, Staffordshire, we were asked back by Hirst Conservation to undertake further testing.

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Buckingham Palace

Lynton at Buckingham Palace

In May we were lucky enough to be invited to London to deliver a CPD session on laser cleaning to a group of conservators, building surveyors and project managers at Buckingham Palace.

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Laser Restoration

De Vink Restoration uses Compact Phoenix laser to clean zinc sculpture

De Vink Restoration in the Netherlands hired one of our Compact Phoenix systems for one week to carry out tests on a number of different surfaces, including marble

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Compact Phoenix system in Romania

Lynton installs first Compact Phoenix system in Romania

Last month Lynton travelled to Craiova in Romania to install a Compact Phoenix system in the impressive restoration laboratories of the Museum of Oltenia.

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Roman mosaic

Laser cleaning a Roman mosaic

Conservators at Liverpool's world-renowned Conservation Centre (part of National Museums Liverpool) have been using a Lynton laser cleaning system in a successful conservation treatment of a Roman mosaic.

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Laser Cleaning Workshop

Lynton takes part in University of Pennsylvania laser cleaning workshop

Lynton's conservation specialist, Dr Martin Cooper, and chairman, Dr Andrew Charlton, were invited to take part in the 'Laser Cleaning Workshop for Art and Architecture'

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Liebieghaus Museum

Liebieghaus Museum takes delivery of Compact Phoenix system

After successful laser cleaning trials on a number of objects, including the stunning 15th-century Rimini altarpiece (alabaster), conservators at the Liebieghaus Museum (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)

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