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

Samples are shown inside of a pollution chamber

Pollution Studies 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