The life expectancy of CDs & DVDs ranges from 2 to 20 years depending upon usage and storage. Archivalware® Storage Systems, with Corrosion Intercept® Technology, increases the lifespan of your discs 40 years or more.
Corrosion Intercept® Technology protects against ozone and reactive oxygen which can cause the metal layer of CDs/DVDs to break down and oxidize, making them unreadable. It also protects against bacterial growth. The unique design of Archivalware® CD/DVD preservers provides full visibility of the label side of the disc while protecting the data side. The clear UV protected film will not lift the images from the face of laser or inkjet produced labels.
Archivalware® Pockets With Adhesive Backing have the advantage of Corrosion Intercept® technology to actively protect the metal layer of your discs from corrosive gasses in the air which can lead to data loss. CDs, DVDs, Computer Software, and Photo Discs will all benefit from the properties of
A full adhesive backing allows you to conveniently attach the pocket to just about anything, including books, brochures, photo albums, catalogs, etc. Each pocket measures 5-1/2" x 5-1/4", with one side Corrosion Intercept® and the other side made from clear, inert polyethylene for easy identification of contents.
Corrosion Intercept® material was developer by Bell Labs for NASA and is a reactive copper matrix which stops acidic gases from passing through, neutralizes contaminants, blocks ozone and retards bacteria production.