Libraries & Archives

Exceeding The Standards

SMA is a premier manufacturer of scanning and micrographic equipment for the library and archives industry. For over 50 years, the complete SMA product line has been greatly strengthening libraries and archival institutions around the world by providing advanced scanning technology and preservation technology to safeguard invaluable cultural heritage. When speed, high-quality images, and safety of the original are of the utmost importance, the SMA product line is ideal for all project specifications. SMA manufactures products that significantly exceed today’s standards, ensuring the longevity and relevance in your investment for tomorrow.

SMA Scanning Equipment Aids Libraries & Archives With:

Preservation with Precision: SMA’s High-resolution scanning equipment offers a level of precision essential for capturing intricate details and nuances present in historical materials, whether delicate manuscripts, fragile photographs, or ancient maps. By preserving these items with high-resolution scanning and microfilming, libraries and archives ensure that future generations can access and study historical documents with unparalleled clarity.

Maintaining Authenticity: One of the primary concerns in digitization and microfilm is maintaining the authenticity of the original material. SMA’s high-resolution scanners excel in accurately reproducing the texture, color, and fine details of artifacts without compromising their integrity. Furthermore, high-resolution digitizations greatly enhance the quality of images when written to microfilm. This complete circle of authenticity is crucial for researchers, scholars, and enthusiasts who rely on accurate representations for their work.

Preserving Fragile Materials: Historical documents and artifacts are inherently fragile and susceptible to damage from handling and environmental factors. SMA’s high-resolution scanning and microfilming equipment provide a non-invasive method of preservation, allowing fragile items to be archived without risking harm. As technology continues to evolve, investing in high-resolution scanning and micrographic equipment remains imperative for preserving the past and shaping the future of generations to come.

Industry Applications

  • Books
  • Documents
  • Maps
  • Coins
  • Rare Collectables
  • Manuscripts
  • Blueprints
  • Mylars
  • Artwork

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