Tag archive for Fort Sumter

This time, the foe is corrosion

The idea is to preserve the forts’ cultural heritage— including the cannons, artillery platforms, doors, railings, steps, and many small arti­facts now in the park’s museum collection.

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spin-off science

In addition to the subcritical treatment of archeological iron, Clemson research on the Hunley archeology project has produced two other promising spin-off technologies.

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Ridding metal of salt

Museums throughout the world groan beneath the weight of iron artifacts recovered from the sea.

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