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Comparison of Drying Methods

Records were placed upright on plastic shelving,  supported by vertical (PVC) pipes inserted at regular intervals.  Bound materials could be opened and supported upright by the poles of the drying rack.

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Comparison of Drying Methods
Kaplan/Ludwig 2003

Corrugated boards and blotter paper were inserted to support the drying materials, but proved inadequate.  As records dried, distortion occurred. 

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Comparison of Drying Methods
Kaplan/Ludwig 2003

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