Non-baking cure for sticky shed?
tdk.knight at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 23:42:50 CST 2016
Get a food dehydrator there's a specific one recommended out in the audio
world for sss can't remember what it is
On Jan 16, 2016 11:39 PM, "Lee Courtney" <leec2124 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Mattis et al,
> I also ran across this info, here are links to the article and related
> Patent: https://www.dropbox.com/s/ytkai85qiqny9oj/US6797072.pdf?dl=0
> Appears that the inventor has a commercial entity to process tapes with
> sticky shed syndrome:
> I have no connection with this person, just found this info researching
> sticky tapes. Sounds like there has been an independent assessment done of
> the technique WRT to audio tapes. Would be interesting to know if if his
> technique has been applied to data tapes.
> One thing I don't understand is does removing the backing from the tape
> (which seems to be the heart of this technique) degrade the mechanical
> integrity of the tape? I'm not a chemist or mechanical engineer so have no
> Lee Courtney
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 3:02 AM, Mattis Lind <mattislind at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I was trying to archive a bunch of 8 inch floppy disks. Everything was
> > until I tried an Inmac brand disk. It had severe sticky shed problems.
> > Since it was a non-important disk it wasn't that bad. Baking might solve
> > the problem so before continuing with the rest of the Inmac branded disks
> > with more valuable content I searched internet for knowhow on baking.
> > Then I found this article
> > on a cure for the sticky shed without baking the tape.
> > I haven't read the article in ARSC since I am not a member. But maybe
> > someone knows what this is about?
> > /Mattis
> Lee Courtney
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