Did you find any short- or long-term after-effects from this process? Any curling after the bath? Any deterioration over time?
I’m wondering if that process could work on other embossed media, such as Dictabelts or flexi-discs from the 70s?
Media Preservation Engineer, Audio
New York Public Library
On Fri, 15 Jan 2021 08:45:40 -0500, Steve Greene <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>I did this several years ago. I used photo print developing trays,
>deionized water, and a mild non-ionic surfactant like Kodak's Photo-flo.
>After about thirty minutes of soaking, I gently brushed the grooves (while
>still in the cleaning solution) with a sable brush. Fingerprint oils lifted
>off like scabs. Air dried on lint-free paper.
>An independent archival professional specializing in still photography,
>moving images and recorded sound.
>On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 8:42 AM Stewart Adam <[log in to unmask]>
>> I have been thinking of using an ultrasonic cleaner to clean Audograph
>> discs and looking for suggestions on what type of solution/cleaner to use.
>> Thank you in advance.
>> Stewart Adam
>> Creative Audio Works
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