Archival Storage Box & Lid

25.0027.50 excl VAT

Archival Storage Box & Lid

The box has double walls on all sides when closed. Easy self assembly with locking tabs no glue necessary.

Ships flat packed for ease of shipping and storage.

  • Box & Lid – to take A3   
  • Internal dimensions:  400 x 300 x 120mm – Lid H: 80 mm
  • Box & Lid – to take A4 / Folio 
  • Internal dimensions:  340 x 256 x 105mm – Lid H: 105 mm
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Description

Archival Storage Box & Lid.

A two-piece storage box comprising a base and a lid made with acid and lignin free, archival corrugated board. Easy assembly with locking tabs no glue necessary. While closed the box is double-walled all around. Simple folding construction with self-locking tabs. Ideal for the storage of textiles, paintings, archival objects and collection items.

Specifications:  Corrugated board made from ageing-resistant material, natural white in colour. Top ply made from grey-blue archival board, surface specially treated, dirt-resistant, erasable and rub-proof (dry wiping).

Base paper

  • 100% bleached cellulose
  • Without the usage of recycling fibres
  • Free of wooden fibres
  • Kappa level < 5 = lignin-free
  • pH 7.5 – 10.0 = acid-free (in accordance with ISO 6588-1:2020)
  • Alkaline buffer > 2% natural calcium carbonate (GCC)
  • Sizing: neutral/synthetic (without alum additive)
  • Top surface sizing: Cobb60 in accordance with ISO 535 < 25
  • Without optical brightening agents
  • Light-fastness approx. 7 – 8 (= extremely good) in accordance with the wool scale (EN ISO 105-B02)
  • No bleeding in accordance with DIN ISO 16245:2012
  • Photographic Activity Test (PAT) passed in accordance with ISO 18916:2007
  • Special surface strengthening (dirt-resistant and erasable)

Glue used for the corrugated board

  • Starch-based adhesive
  • pH > 8.0
  • Moisture-proof gumming

This quality corresponds to the technological basis of the following standards:

  • DIN EN ISO 9706:            Information and documentation – Paper for documents – Requirements for Permanence
  • DIN ISO 16245 – type A:  Information and documentation – Boxes, file covers and other enclosures, made from cellulosic materials, for storage of paper and parchment documents.
  • ANSI/ NISO Z.39.48:       American National Standard for Permanence of Paper for Publications and Documents in Libraries and Archives
  • DIN 6738:2007:                 Highest level of permanency LDK 24-85

Additional information

Size

400 x 300 x 120mm – Lid H: 80 mm, 340 x 256 x 105mm – Lid H: 105 mm