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Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives

Stefan Michalski

Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives

by Stefan Michalski

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Published by Canadian Council of Archives, Canadian Conservation Institute in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Archival materials -- Conservation and restoration -- Canada.,
  • Archival resources -- Conservation and restoration -- Canada.,
  • Humidity -- Control.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStefan Michalski.
    SeriesInformation bulletin / Canadian Council of Archives, Preservation Committee -- 15, Information bulletin (Canadian Council of Archives. Preservation Committee) -- 15.
    ContributionsCanadian Council of Archives., Canadian Conservation Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19084166M

    An temperature of between 64 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit (18 to 22 degrees Celsius) is ideal for paper-storage. Temperatures both lower and higher than this can cause significant and irreparable damage. Do not store paper near to such sources of heat as fireplaces, heaters, heating pipes or in direct sunlight. Summer conditions: optimum temperature of °C with an acceptable range of °C ; Winter conditions: optimum temperature of 22°C with an acceptable range of °C ; NOTE: CSA indicates both of these conditions are based on Table 3 from ASHRAE Stand at 50% relative humidity and average air speed of. m/s.

    A suitable temperature range is degrees Fahrenheit. If possible, photographs should be stored at a lower temperature, around 55 degrees. Since books and other paper materials are vulnerable to mold it is also ideal to store the items at a low-humidity level, preferably between degrees. It is best to keep Archives Preservation.   Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records Books Storage: Temperature (Fahrenheit) Relative Humidity (RH) 65 35% – 45% 5% Stand upright, flat or spine down. Place damaged books in enclosures just larger than the size of the book, so that book fits snugly. Tie loose materials with flat cotton tape.

    ASHRAE Humidity Control Design Guide (Harriman ). As the dew point decreases, the rate of evaporation from the skins surface increases as does the associated energy loss. This causes the skin temperature to drop, the body to feel cooler and the desire for a warmer space temperature . The Vaisala PEROXCAP® Hydrogen Peroxide, Humidity, and Temperature Probe HPP series probes HPP and HPP are.


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Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives by Stefan Michalski Download PDF EPUB FB2

Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives. Ottawa: Canadian Conservation Institute, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Michalski; Canadian.

*for a complete list see CCA Information Bulletin 15 – Guidelines for Humidity and Temperature in Canadian Archives(Michalski ) Michalski suggests that as most archival records come to an archives from an uncontrolled environment (an office, historic house, File Size: KB.

Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives / by Stefan Michalski.: NM/E-PDF. This bulletin discusses temperature and humidity recommendations for archives, and explains how and why they have changed. Books and products we recommend: CCI Tech Bulletin #23 Guidelines for Humidity and Temperature for Canadian Archives by Stefan Michalski This bulletin discusses temperature and humidity recommendations for archives, and explains how and why they have changed.

Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives / Stefan Michalski. Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives / Stefan Michalski. series title. general note. Issued also in French under title: Directives concernant l'humidité et la température dans les archives du Canada.

catalogue key. Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives - Directives concernant l'humidite et la temperature dans les archives du Canada. by David Grattan and Stefan Michalski. Damage Caused by Incorrect Temperature and RH; Vulnerable Objects; Classes of Control; Special Collections; This general introduction to the current approach to controlling ambient RH and temperature in museums is intended for all museum professionals.

It is based on the "Museums, Galleries, Archives and Libraries" chapter in the American Society of. TB 23 Guidelines for Humidity and Temperature for Canadian Archives. Paperback, 20 pp., - ISBN: This Bulletin discusses temperature and humidity recommendations for archives and explains how and why they have changed.

Guidelines for Humidity and Temperature in Canadian Archives ISSN ISBN Texte aussi offert en francais Directives concernant 1 ‘humidité et la temperature dans les archives du Canada Printed in Canada I *i Canadian Patrimoine Heritage canadien Technical Bulletins are published at intervals by the Canadian.

Simple climate control in archives is hindered by too strict standards Tim Padfield [email protected] KEYWORDS: archive, BS, humidity, temperature, buffer.

SUMMARY: There is now abundant built evidence that archives can sustain a moderate relative humidity and temperature by warming, or by dehumidifying. Get this from a library. Guidelines for humidity and temperature in Canadian archives.

[Stefan Michalski; Canadian Conservation Institute,] -- This bulletin discusses temperature and humidity recommendations for archives, and explains how and why they have changed.

It also provides practical strategies and straightforward advice to help you. humidity in areas where records are stored, processed, exhibited, or used.

Use cooler temperature and drier relative humidity set points whenever possible, as these conditions extend the life and significantly enhance the preservation of the records.

Coordinate the selection of temperature and relative humidity set points with NWT. The guidelines are presented with the understanding that it is the responsibility of the HDO to develop, approve, and establish policies and procedures for the surgery department regarding establishing humidity levels in the OR per HDO protocols.

Rationale. The maintenance of the required level of relative humidity (RH) in the operating room. archives." - PD Guide for the storage and exhibition of archival materials.

Humidity, temperature, light and air-borne pollutants all contribute to the deterioration of archival materials. Within a storage area these factors can be controlled and monitored to ensure optimum conditions.

Section relative humidity in an office environment must be minimum of 30% Section Extremes of temperature - current ACGIH TLVs® for heat and cold exposure: Newfoundland and Labrador: Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

Relative humidity could be held below 60% RH in summer and around 30%RH in winter. Thus, the year-round humidity range would be +/ %RH. The kinds of collections that would be relatively safe in these buildings would cover a host of museum materials including books and other paper-based collections.

There is no official temperature that defines exactly what temperature and humidity levels you should keep your office set at, but there are plenty of guidelines that will help you get in the ballpark. Temperature. Generally, an office temperature will vary throughout the year, according to.

Refrigerator Temperature Log Template. This straightforward refrigerator temperature log template can help staff accomplish routine temperature monitoring of food items in cold storage. Set to accept the recommended temperature at 40°F or below, any higher value entered using this iAuditor template will automatically prompt to take action and provide details with an optional photo of action.

people can work in a building with low humidity more easily than in a budding with low temperature. Also, Canadian libraries and archives can achieve mass desiccation (as compared to mass deacidification) for free during the winter by using heating systems with no humidifiers.

Err. But managing a stable temperature will make the management of RH levels far easier. The ideal temperature for preservation of archival documents is between 16°C °C. Increases in temperature can also have an adverse effect on collections. It is estimated that for every 10°C increase in temperature, chemical reactions in paper double.

Author: Stefan Michalsk. This bulletin discusses temperature and humidity recommendations for archives, and explains how and why they have changed. It also provides practical strategies and straightforward advice to help you meet these new guidelines and protect your collections.

Although aimed primarily at those in cold-weather climates, the information is applicable to all. Assuming slow air movement (less than 40 feet per minute) and 50% indoor relative humidity, the operative temperatures recommended by ASHRAE range from o F to 75 o F in the winter, and from 75 o F to o F in the summer.

The difference in temperature ranges between the seasons is largely due to clothing selection.The temperature and relative humidity in a room where books are stored are also very important.

Taking the following basic steps should help preserve your books. Try to achieve a constant temperature and humidity within the book storage area and ensure that there is a regular circulation of air — a cardboard box in the attic is not usually.