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Re: [ARSCLIST] Thinner CD-R cases?; Archiving Temperatures?; CD-RCaseLabelling?
Such a label would affect thickness in the clamping area, and could
Malcolm Rockwell wrote:
> Was it ever ascertained who, if anyone, manufactures a donut shaped label
> (appx. .0625" x 1.50" diameter) that can be used around that clear inner
> ring? I vaguely remember hearing of such a beast and I did a little research
> on this and came up blank.
> If the adhesive was found to be of archival quality it seems this would be a
> good solution for labelling archival CDs.
> I am not an archivist, but currently I label the container (I've been using
> either cardboard sleeves or full on jewel boxes) and leave the CD blank.
> Just have to be very careful handling them one at a time so as to not
> Malcolm R
> Jerome Hartke wrote:
> > Stick-on labels can be very risky for long term storage unless they are
> > thoroughly tested first. Adhesives can degrade the information layer, or
> > the entire label can shrink/expand, and thus stress or even delaminate
> > the disc. Better to write on the clear inner ring using a soft tip
> > marker with water based ink.
> > Jerry
> > Media Sciences, Inc.