All materials available on Boxsite are acid-free and archival. This means that you know the products you make with us are suitable for long term storage. The various materials we have available are listed below.
Professionals insist on polyester for storing art and other documents due to the glass-clear, inert protection it provides, knowing it will not crack or yellow with age like other plastic pockets.
Acid-free Plastazote foam LD45 is used for many applications such as drawer or box lining for various specimens, coins/medals, glass photographic negatives, book rests, display supports, shipping works of art and protecting in archival storage.
Being inert and acid free, Plastazote is also ideal for packing archival boxes to fit the object such as rare books and other valuable items that are subject to potential damage.
Available in; 6mm, 12mm and 28mm thicknesses, black or white colours.
Archival and acid-free paper ideal for lightweight mounting, interleaving, writing, artwork, making folders or envelopes. 200 gsm weight stock. Textured surface for a luxurious look.
Archival and acid-free buffered board, high quality single-ply material ideal for lightweight mounting and backing boards, making folders, envelopes and lightweight boxes. 0.5mm thick. Suitable for long term storage and display applications.
Our Archival light grey/ white corrugated board is available in 1.6mm and 3mm thicknesses and perfect for long term storage. It is PAT passed for safe storage of photographic materials. The white flute means any cut edges still look great, along with the white interior and light grey exterior. Ideal for making bespoke archival storage boxes. A detailed specification is below:
Archival Corrugated Board Specification:
Acid free and archival quality 1.7mm thick 680 gsm corrugated board. Slightly stronger and heavier duty than our 1.6mm board due to the stronger/heavier outer material. Blue/Grey dirt-resistant outer with white buffered inner for protection from acid. White core/fluting for premium attractive look at cut edges.