14510Re: [midatlanticretro] Museum storage ideas?
- Sep 29, 2009<snip>
>Silica Gel packets
> The Humid stuff I think can be handled with plastic storage bags and
>stuff in bags and and gell and they are better protected.
> If we get people to locate those items, we could wrap up a lot of the
>put out the word that we need Silica Gell bags and Plastic bags and we
> I mean EVERY piece of electronic equipment comes with these bags. Just
should be good.
>This is important for all of those IC's from Grabbe, over time these will
> Also a vacuum to vacuum out the air helps.
get corroded, even in their plastic boxes, if the moisture cannot escape
faster than it enters.
Personally I place everything in my inventory into a bag or anti-static bag
(when it fits). I am always thinking long term storage. I also have a
dehumidifier running. It's A LOT of work though, something that needs to
be done diligently and for now, we should focus on bagging items in
priority order. I wish I could be there more often.
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