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Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case)

B&H # ARDCM Mfr # 53-001
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This Archival Methods Metal Desiccant Canister is a re-usable canister perfect for extracting harmful moisture within small spaces, boxes and containers.

The greatest damage to stored images is moisture. By using this simple and reasonably priced desiccant, your photos, papers and other items will be guarded against the devastating effects of moisture and humidity.

Note! Archival Methods makes this desiccant packaged in two different ways. The metal canisters can be reconstituted in a warm vented oven or the plastic canister in a microwave.

Protects up to three cubic feet of sealed space per canisters
Simply include one of these canisters with your documents or artifacts and water vapor is contained within the desiccant canister to maintain a safe relative humidity
When silica gel turns "pink" you can restore the metal canisters in a warm vented oven or for the plastic canister in a microwave (follow included instructions)
Dimensions 2 x 4 x 1/2" (50 x 100 x 13 mm)
Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case)
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    Archival MethodsDesiccant Canisters (Metal Case)
     
    4.6

    (based on 10 reviews)

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    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    • Compact (7)
    • Consistent reactions (4)

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        5.0

        Peace of mind

        By Mikey

        from OKC

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        Pros

        • Compact
        • Consistent Reactions
        • Simple To Reactivate

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Photography

          Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

          I have three of these canisters in my various bags. Mold and fungus are ugly things to deal with so the desiccant in my opinion is a no brainer insurance.

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          4.0

          2 inch by 4 inch dessicants

          By Ed

          from Fremont

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          Pros

          • Compact

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

              I use these for gun and ammo storage. The gun shops have been having trouble getting them so I used B&H with no problems.

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              4.0

              Works well but youneed to recharge often

              By Darin

              from Des Moines, IA

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              Pros

              • Compact

              Cons

              • Long Recharge Time

              Best Uses

              • Photography

              Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

              I use it to keep camera gear dry.

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              • No

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              4.0

              Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case) by Arch

              By MonsieurCanon

              from Vancouver

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              Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

              Used to control moisture in film/slide storage containers. Appears well made.

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              5.0

              I've bought two of these

              By Joel

              from Northern Virginia

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              Pros

              • Inexpensive
              • Reliable
              • Simple to use

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                  Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

                  The first time was about 4 years ago. It still works great, so when I decided I needed a second, there was no doubt that this is what I was getting.

                  I chose the metal can over the plastic because I prefer to use the oven over the microwave. I'm also very happy with the beating the can will take - it will deform, but I've never had any desiccant leak and that is what matter. I keep a can in my LowePro Rover AW between the outer shell and the padded pouch for my gear. I've never had to worry about moisture (not that I'm reckless) and that includes trips where I've been rained or snowed on quite a bit.

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                  4.0

                  Suitable for Tropical Conditions

                  By pololei

                  from Hilo, Hawaii

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                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Consistent Reactions
                  • Reusable

                  Cons

                  • Pricey

                  Best Uses

                  • Storage protection

                  Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

                  I place these cannisters in plastic storage boxes that hold my cameras and lenses. There are very effective in combatting the moisture that results from living in a city which averages 130 inces of rain each year.
                  I also use them in my firearms cases for the same purpose.

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                  5.0

                  An absolute MUST have item!

                  By KAD

                  from New York, USA

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                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Consistent Reactions
                  • Reusable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • In every bag

                    Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

                    I own a number of these, I keep one i each equipment case. They work and they are reusable, what more could you want!

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                    5.0

                    Great Product!

                    By Sandi

                    from Cleveland, Ohio

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                    Pros

                    • Compact

                    Cons

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                        Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

                        Have put canisters in plastic tubs with papers, photo's et al...Love the color change pad. Have not tried to dry in oven yet.

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                        5.0

                        Works Good

                        By PKD

                        from Astoria OR

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Consistent Reactions
                        • Easily Cleaned

                        Cons

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                            Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

                            No leaking, changes back to blue after heating at 300f for 3hrs.

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                            5.0

                            Works great, exactly as advertised

                            By Lu-Max

                            from CO

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                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Good price

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Archival Methods Desiccant Canisters (Metal Case):

                                It's very humid in my neck of the woods this time of year and I've been rained on a bit while shooting outdoors twice in recent weeks.

                                I added a couple of these desiccant canisters to my "equipment cabinet" and they really help to dry everything out and keep the humidity down in the cabinet..

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