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May 2

Mountmaking Forum ›Marvelseal alternatives


Philip Brutz


We are currently using Marvelseal 360 to line the inside of our Medex cases.  It is very time consuming to install with an iron and it sometimes peels off later.  Does anyone know of an easier to use product?


Philip Brutz Mountmaker Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106-1797 216-707-2617





We use marvelseal as a barrier material in the fabrication of our showcases to seal the display areas.

To adhere the marvelseal we use a 3M brand transfer tape 465. It is a double sided 2.0 mil acrylic adhesive on a 60 lb. extended kraft liner. Rolls are available in up to 48" wide. We find it easiest to apply and use in 6" and 12" rolls. It laminates very well with minimal burnishing. It has been tested and passes as a safe display material.


Kevin Marshall

Lead Preparator

J.Paul Getty Museum

Los Angeles, CA

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