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Polyester, specifically Melinex #516, is the only plastic known to be totally archival
Polypropylene and Polyethylene are often used for photographic enclosures. There are some concerns about these plastics, especially as the exact nature of their manufacture is largely propritary, however they are regularly used even by conservators.
Chloride containing plastic should never be used – PVC
Beilstien test for halogens can be used on plastic to detect presence of chlorine
File formats and storage media become obsolete rapidly.
In addition, storage media are inherently physically short lived
Save files in ‘archival’ formats, such as PDF-A, that will be readable in the future.
Look for non “lossy” digital file formats, like TIFF, or better, a “RAW” file equivalent to a photographic negative
Plan to migrate files to a new format every few years
Keep two copies in separate locations!
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