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Our company stands out for investigation in reparing and treatening most of commonly found issues on analogue audio formats; mold, case breakages, stycky shed syndrome, binder base adhesion failure BBAF, etc.

Wax cylinders: (acetates, waxes, etc.) the inadequate temperature of storage, dampness, pollution, fungi (mold), rusts (p.e. Columbia iron ring), eccentricities, damages in the plaster of paris, etc. Wax cylinder with the grooves damaged by mold.
 

Shellac discs: we must look at that diferent sort of materials cardboard, aluminium, lacquered, etc. breaks, palmitic acid, raising of the cap on the discs of nitrate, etc.

 

 

 

78rpm SHELLAC gooves

Lacquer disc, acetate layer degraded by palmit acid.

 

 

 

 

Steel wire reels; snarl of the magnetic thread, , spool breakages, etc.

 

 

Open Reel Tapes common issues ; sticky shed syndrome, vinegar' s syndrome, adesion binder base failure, mold infection,, breaks of the spool, edge frills, etc. (photo; binder Base Adhesion Failure BBAF)

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Vinegar syndrome is one of the worst affections for celulose open reels, from the degree 3, they turn out to be damaged in irreversible form.

Acetate tape brakes are clean and sharp, not like PET tapes which streches up to a tiny thread.

photo; two of the splicing tape types we use for 1/4".

Some of reel to reel tapes doesn't have the standard meassures, meaning a special attention while being played.

 

 

Vhs Tape contaminated with mold.

Audiorestauracion restores audio from video, film and streaming sources.

 

 

Cassette formats: microcassette, nab broadcast, Rca-Victor, Muntz, can have case problems.

 

broken wax cylinder, to be repaired with special resins

Lab oven is often used for Open reel baking (tapes under sticking shed syndrome symptoms)

 

even extreme situations can be repaired succesfully as it happened to this tape.

 

Special stabilization chambers are use for both magnetic tapes and wax cylinders

Audiorestauracion's knowledge, manages properly all tipe of magnetic tape and groove audio formats.

 

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