Each person has his/her own personal feel-good temperature – and most objects in museums and archives do too. But unlike us, paintings, sculptures, or antique books cannot adapt and always depend on establishing the appropriate ambient climate.
The monitoring system Testo 160 supports you in protecting works of art from mold, bleaching, corrosion, or distortion, comprehensively and at the same time unobtrusively.
Works of art are extremely sensitive to fluctuations in the ambient conditions in the rooms in which they are exhibited or stored.
With the monitoring system testo 160, you monitor temperature, humidity, light intensity, UV radiation and CO₂ concentration automatically, unobtrusively and without interruption.
Compact professional article on the most important standards for online data storage.
Here, the instruments need to be unobtrusive, be able to be fixed securely, and enable permanent monitoring of the indoor climate via a display. These latter completely assume the function of thermo-hygrographs.
In order to fulfill the most stringent design requirements for the exhibition area, ideally the instruments need to be “invisible”. Here, limitations are often placed on the “misused” instrument: Many data loggers are completely unsuitable for a museum environment due to their technical design.
Blend into the background
Monitoring in glass display cases
Everything in view all the time
Always on guard