Tinytags help to preserve local authority archives

  • 21 Jan 2015

Tinytag Ultra 2 data loggers are designed for monitoring temperature and humidity indoors

The Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre is home to a range of historic documents and artefacts, including workhouse and business records, parish records, petty sessions records and local authority archives.

The Medway Archives is required by the National Archives to keep the collection, which consists of paper, parchment, photographs and glass plates, at a steady temperature and humidity.

In order to monitor the conditions in the strong room, four Tinytag Ultra 2 temperature and relative humidity loggers have been installed.

The Tinytags, which are portable to allow for easy installation, produce readings that are checked by the archivists every fortnight.

This allows them to spot any variations in temperature and identify the causes of changes in humidity.

Find out more about Tinytag Ultra 2 data loggers

Gemini Data Loggers,
Scientific House,
Terminus Road,
Chichester,
West Sussex,
United Kingdom,
PO19 8UJ

Phone: 01243 813000
Fax: 01243 531948

Visit Gemini Data Loggers' website

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