[X4U] OT-backup suggestions for a business

Alex lists at lexial.ca
Tue May 24 11:07:52 PDT 2005

On May 24, 2005, at 12:53, Crandon David wrote:

> But why would the media in the safe be toast? Is it that the safe will 
> be hot enough to melt the tapes...but not burn important papers?

I believe most manufacturers guarantee tape media stored in up to 32 to 
50degC (roughly 90-120F). It could probably withstand more than that, 
but I shouldn't care to go beyond 150F. On the other hand, as we all 
know from Ray Bradbury, paper burns at 451F...


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