IPI's 7000-square-foot facility on the RIT campus is a unique research center equipped for testing materials and conducting preservation research. The center includes several distinct areas:

A computer-connected microscope displays an image of a cross-section.

Microscopy Laboratory

An incubation oven with the door ajar

Incubation Laboratory

A scientist mixes chemicals together in a beaker

Chemistry Laboratory

Dynamic Material Analyzer equipment in use during an experiment

Mechanical Testing Laboratory

Material samples are being prepared for testing

Instrumentation Laboratory

Library interior

Dr. Peter Z. Adelstein Library

Research materials are laid out on a table.

IPI Research Collection