I have just taken delivery of large quantity of 12”x10” Azo which has an expiry date of 10/04. To keep the paper in prime condition I intend on freezing it. Do the boxes need to be put into plastic bags & sealed, before being placed into my freezer?
Originally Posted by Andrew Forrester
I'd do it just as a precaution against unwanted frost or something. Also, I don't know how the new Azo is, but I have some from the 30's or 40's that has never seen the inside of a freezer and prints as well as or better than some of the newer stuff.
My knee jerk response is, "Are you kidding?"
Originally Posted by Silverpixels5
Sorry, don't intend to make light of a sincere question, but I finished a box of 4x5 azo just 2 years ago, that had expired on my birthday... the original one. (at the time, 41 years ago). No fogging. This paper is so incredibly slow that I would recommend just keeping it dry and cool.
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