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Title: Preparation of plastic replicas and thin sections of snow
Authors: Fuchs, Alfred.
Keywords: Snow
Snow crystals
Snow structure
Thin sections
Issue Date: Nov-1956
Publisher: U.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (U.S. Army Snow
Description: Technical Report
Summary: A solution of polyvinylformaldehyde in 1, 2-dichloroethane mixed with white, fine-grained titanium oxide (Titanox-RA) is used to make plastic replicas of snow samples for petrofabric studies. A second clear film of Plexiglas may be applied. Formulas and details of preparation are given. A method is described for preparing snow samples for thin sections by filling the pores with ice without changing the structure of the snow.
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