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Nalge Nunc International Corp.
National Diamond Laboratory
National X-Ray Corp.
New South West Baking Co.
Newtex Industries, Inc.
Nida-Core Corporation

Nook Industries, Inc.
North American Safety Products, Inc.
Northrop Grumman
Norton Company
NSW Corporation
NTE Electronics, Inc.
Nuclear Research Center, TAMU



Nalge Nunc International Corp.

75 Panorama Creek Dr.
Rochester, NY 14602
Toll Free: (800) 625-4327
Phone: (716) 586-8800

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Nalgene Containers - These carboys and Jerry cans store the different solvents used in the lab on a day-to-day basis.  The containers also facilitate the safe dispensing of the flammable liquids.



 
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National Diamond Laboratory

1435 Round Table Drive,
Dallas, TX 75247
Toll Free: (800) 395-8665
Phone: (214) 638-1436
Fax: (214) 638-1435

Saw Blades - The diamond-coated saw blades are used to cut fiberglass in the lab, as conventional steel blades would dull rapidly with the action of the silica. These blades are needed for the fabrication of the fiberglass composite framework that will support the Belle during her reconstruction and conservation.




National X-Ray Corp.

595 Old Norcross Rd., Ste. C
Lawrenceville, GA 30045
Phone: (770) 682-3090
Fax: (770) 277-0093
E-mail: jackgorman@mindspring.com

X Ray Repairs - A technician was needed to diagnose the problem with the 'new' large industrial X-ray unit that was recently acquired by the lab.  This unit is now up and running, enabling the lab to take detailed X rays of concretions.



 

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New South West Baking Co.
600 Phil Gramm Blvd.
Bryan, TX 77803
Phone: (979) 778-6600
Fax: (979) 778-2777

Plastic Bun Trays - These bun trays have proved invaluable in providing support, protection, and space between artifacts during the rinse processes, before and during conservation. These trays stack in several ways giving the adaptability necessary to process efficientlya multitude of artifacts of varying materials, shapes, and sizes.



 


Newtex Industries, Inc. 

8050 Victor-Mendon Rd.
Victor, NY 14564
Toll Free: (800) 836-1001
Phone: (716) 924-9135
Fax: (716) 924-4645
E-mail: sales@newtex.com

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High-Temperature Safety Gloves -The high-temperature safety gloves are a necessity in the lab when one is handling hot artifacts around the stoves and in the ovens.



 

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Nida-Core Corporation

541 NW Interpark PI.
Port St. Lucie, FL 34968
Phone: (772) 343-7300
Fax: (772) 343-9700

Honeycomb & Matline - The honeycomb and Matline will be used as part of a composite sandwich that will support the fragile wooden hull during the reconstruction and conservation of the Belle.


 


Nook Industries, Inc.

4950 E. 49th St.
Cleveland, OH 44125-1016
Toll Free: (800) 321-7800
Phone: (216) 271-7900
Fax: (216) 271-7020

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Acme Screws & Fittings - These fittings are part of the sensor arrangement on each of the winches.  They are set to indicate when the lifting platform has reached the limits of travel (either up or down) in the new conservation vat for the Belle.


 

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North American Safety Products, Inc.

8020 W. 189th St.
Mokena, IL 60448
Toll Free: (800) 475-6946
Fax: (815) 469-2131

Versa-Guard Safety Fences - These portable, free-standing, expanding barricades are particularly versatile and effective.  They can be quickly erected to prevent individuals from entering a potentially dangerous area, and fold up into a compact form for easy storage.


 


Northrop Grumman

9314 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75211
Phone: (972) 946-2011
Fax: (72) 946-5761

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Industrial X-ray Unit - These industrial X-ray units will greatly enhance the lab's ability to assess large artifacts. The increased kilovolt output enables our conservators to take X rays with a higher contrast, penetration, and resolution. The accompanying X-ray room, complete with lead-lined panels and door, will provide an all important safety barrier for lab personnel.

 
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Norton Company

2770 West Washington St.
Stephenville, TX 76401-3702
Phone: (254) 968-4161
Fax: (254) 965-4670

Sand Paper - The sand paper is used in the lab for a variety of different tasks, from finishing off the edges of an artifact cast to smoothing down the fiberglass composite sandwich that will be used to support the reconstructed wooden hull of the Belle.


 


NSW Corporation

530 Gregory Ave.
Roanoke, VA 24016-2129
Toll Free: (800) 368-3610
Phone: (703) 981-0362
Fax: (703) 345-8421.

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Red Plastic Mesh Produce Bags - Plastic mesh produce bags donated by NSW Corporation are used to hold small friable artifacts during a wide range of conservation procedures. They are not affected by most organic solvents and may be used to treat artifacts in solvents as well as to contain artifacts while they undergo fresh water rinses.



 

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NTE Electronics, Inc.

44 Farrand Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Toll Free: (800) 631-1250

Phone: (973) 748- 5089
Fax: (973) 748-6224

Diodes - The rectifiers are used in the large DC power supplies that are built at the laboratory for electrolysis. These simple units can produce over 150 amps, and are used to electrolytically conserve large cannon and anchors at CRL.



 

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Nuclear Research Center

Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843
Phone: (979) 845-7551
Fax: (979) 862-2667

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TAMU Nuclear Research Center has made available research funds to conduct analytical tests on artifacts and to assist the research conducted by the Conservation Research Laboratory and the Archaeological Preservation Research Laboratory (APRL) on flash polymerization of silicone oil.

 


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