Step 3 : Remove all foreign elements from the file (staples, screws, strings, plasctics, and all material that could damage the file) make a copy of presentation transparency


  1. All foreign element such as staples, screws, strings and slotape need to be remove to prevent damage to the files.
  2. Please refer to Action when removing foreign elements below
No. Foreign Elements Action
1. Old slotape - Make sure the old slotape is removed because the acid from the old slotape contains acid. Do not remove old slotape if it affects and damages the files or papers.
2. Stapler, iron, screw - Remove the iron element using stapler remover.
- Use stapler remover to open any iron element attached in the files.
3. Rope - Cut the rope using scissors to prevent the damage for the file.