Tag Archives: XRF

Our Memories For Life Albums Not Photo-Safe

I had a chance this morning to see the X-ray Fluoresence (XRF) results on Our Memories For Life’s album strap. Anything that contains 36% chlorine is not 100% photo-safe. Sorry, Youngevity.

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How to identify PVC

Polyvinyl chloride, which is also called PVC, harms photographs. Yet, it is not always clear whether a specific product contains PVC, and labels may be misleading. One indication is that the plasticizer in some PVC products smells like a new car. A better … Continue reading

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The Library of Congress Preserves the Past; Creative Memories Preserves the Present

I have visited the Library of Congress and toured their facilities for preserving books, photos, and other materials several times in the past. Unfortunately, I have never documented my trips there, so I was glad to locate Gallery: Digitizing the past and … Continue reading

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