Soft Storage and Packing: Polyethylene Foam


In this video, Nancy Odegaard, Conservator and Head of Preservation at the Arizona State Museum, discusses the use of polyethylene foam for soft packing and storage ideas in museum collections. Odegaard provides examples of the different materialites, varieties, and uses of polyethylene foam for storing objects in museums. This tutorial supplements the session “Materials for Soft Storage and Packing” given at the 2016 ATALM annual conference held in Phoenix, Arizona, on September 10-13, 2016.