CD discs are not laminated as DVD discs are. CD discs do not use any
adhesive. After the CD disc is molded and metallized, a very thin protective
layer is spin-coated over the metallization.
Media Sciences, Inc.
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> Subject: [ARSCLIST] delamination of CDs
> I am not a preservation scientist or even an knowledgeable audiophile, but
> an archives conservator charged with the task of researching best
> practises for digitization of magnetic media. So, my question may seem
> naive: is it known whether CDs are laminated with an adhesive? and if so,
> is it known which adhesive this is? It seems to me that a different
> process. such as heat or pressure lamination would be more appropriate?
> Bev Lambert, Archives Conservator
> Provincial Archives at The Rooms
> St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada