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Subject: Preparing materials for freeze-drying

Preparing materials for freeze-drying

From: Soren Ibsen <soren.ibsen>
Date: Monday, August 19, 2002
Reni Teygeler <rene.teygeler [at] wxs__nl> writes

>... Does anyone have any experience in packaging before
>deep-freezing for preservation purposes, or does anyone have any

Do it as simple as possible and pack the books in cardboard-boxes
suitable to the vacuum chamber. It is important to freeze the wetted
books as soon as possible.   It is not necessary to use plastic bag.
Of course you freeze-dry the cardboard-boxes together with the
frozen books.

Soren Ibsen
University Library of Trondheim

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