Cold Storage Conclusion

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This video is a summation of the cold storage process; showing the film types that benefit, and a brief look at packing the material and a brief series of images that recap the packing process.

By now, you should have a better understanding of the importance of cold storage. This storage method is the only way to ensure the long-term preservation of your film-based photographic materials. This program had provided an overview of cold storage concepts, the use of vapor-proof packaging and the use of household freezers or cold storage vaults.

Additional information and supplemental documents are available in the Resources section of this program. We hope this program will help you to successfully implement cold storage for your film-based photographic collections, and we thank you for taking the time learn more about this valuable preservation effort.

Last updated: December 18, 2019