film base


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film base

[′film ‚bās]
(graphic arts)
The celluloid component which supports the emulsion of photographic film.
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There's a simple way to tell if your microfilm is already decaying: The acetic acid generated by the breakdown of the film base gives off a distinct vinegary smell, which is why the degradation process is often called "vinegar syndrome." The odor is noticeable from the very early stages of the process, so if you've just recently noticed a sour smell coming from your archives, it's not necessarily cause to panic yet--but it is time to act.
The connection spaces with a film base connector will be one order smaller compared to traditional connectors, the company adds.
It contains more than 25 different components, including nanoparticles, with four layers coated simultaneously on the top of a PET film base and two layers on the back.