Monthly Archives: June 2015

Zero-span: an attractive alternative, but where to measure…

by Natalie Brown Recently I performed Zero-span measurements on a selection of 19th and 20th Century Chinese papers. A Zwick Roell tensile strength machine, equipped with a modified z span application, was used on a sample set that was a mixture of traditional handmade paper (image A) and mass-produced machine made papers (image B). Before […]

Churches at Risk, Some French Considerations

by Lucie Fusade   A few weeks ago I attended the Conference organised by the Churches Conferences Trust (CCT), the England national charity saving historic churches at risk. Having All Souls, Bolton, as a framework, a newly regenerated church[1], the focus was on ‘Revealing the Past Securing the Future’[2], discussing the importance of community involvement […]