A maintenance handbook for the conservation of iron and steelwork in historic structures and machinery.


This handbook has been prepared to provide guidance on the basic principles and techniques involved in the preservation of historic iron and steelwork standing outdoors in New Zealand. The suitability of different processes and coating materials for the protection of heritage structures and machinery are discussed. Marine structures, shipwrecks and artefacts in museum storage are not specifically included.

Publication information

Author: Willie L. Mandeno for Department of Conservation.

ISBN 978–0–478–14438–3 (hardcopy)
ISBN 978–0–478–14439–0 (web PDF)

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