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Subject: Inergen


From: Cap Offutt <herbsupp>
Date: Monday, October 28, 1996
Marjorie Kevlahan <marjokev [at] vpl__vancouver__bc__ca> writes

>We have a Special Collections dept.. which stores rare books,
>historical prints and negatives, including glass in 2 connecting
>vaults walled off from the rest of the dept. A consultant suggested
>the Inergen gas suppressant system to replace our dry pipe water
>system. Thus preventing water damage. Does anyone have any
>experience with this system or knowledge pro or con?

I just visited the Herbarium at University of Kansas-Lawrence where
they have just installed a similar system to what you have
described. You might contact Craig Freeman, the Director at
freeman [at] falcon__cc__ukans__edu for more information.

Cap Offutt
Herbarium Supply Co.
Menlo Park, Ca

                  Conservation DistList Instance 10:43
                Distributed: Thursday, October 31, 1996
                       Message Id: cdl-10-43-011
Received on Monday, 28 October, 1996

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