A technical sharing session on lime technology was conducted by Dr. Dai Shi Bing, from Tongji University, Shanghai. An expert in historic conservation technology, Dr. Dai has more than 20 years of experience in building conservation and has published more than 40 papers on conservation techniques of cultural heritage.

Dr. Dai was invited to share about the advancement and usage of micro-lime for building restoration and examples of product used on different heritage building with various materials were shared. Hands-on demonstration of various lime products was conducted, allowing guests to have a first-hand experience of the effectiveness of the products. Materials such as timber and Shanghai Plaster were used during the demonstration and guests were impressed by the products’ performance.

Repairing of cracks on Shanghai Plaster chair

Completed crack repair on Shanghai Plaster chair

Poulticing on Shanghai Plaster surface