Storing AGFA Apx

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  1. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer TPF Noob!

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    Greetings.
    I bought 10 Rolls of Agfa Apx100 B/W film, that I plan to use during this year. I read somewhere around here that I should store the film in the fridge, and also that this will not harm the film, because it's safely enclosed. But my films are just in the box, and then in the little black can, and not enclosed in that silver plastic-stuff like some are. Will it harm my films? Perhaps the humidity in the fridge will attack them?
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  2. Mike_E

    Mike_E No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    If you're worried about it, make a sachet of dried rice and put that in a zip-loc bag with your film- in the fridge. No worries! ;^)
     
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    Just leave the cans unopened and put them in the freezer - you can keep them there for years if necessary. When you want to use the film just take it out and let it come up to room temperature for a couple of hours before opening the can.
     
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    My APX400 is in the freezer- it's never been an issue. Honestly, it will keep for a year at room temperature too. Black and white negative film is resilient.
     
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    i double bag my film in the freezer
     

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