Technologies and Innovation at Fratielivi

The technological development and innovations of Fratielivi for the protection of the archival, book and museum heritage

Over the years, Fratielivi has conceived, designed, developed and marketed machines, plants, products and systems for the safeguarding, recovery and rescue of archival, book and museum heritage.

In accordance with its vision and mission, Fratielivi has always invested resources in research, experimentation and cross-fertilisation of knowledge and skills in order to generate cutting-edge innovations and technologies for the protection of archival, book and documentary assets.

Thanks to its constant commitment to innovation, the company can today boast a fleet of machines and plants that is unique in Italy and Europe, which allows it to cover the entire range of processes necessary for the treatment of paper and parchment material to be protected and safeguarded: fromdrying at the dedusting; from the disinfection and disinfestation to the save and restore in the event of natural and/or man-made disasters.

Tergeosan srl and new technologies for the protection of movable cultural assets of archival and book interest

In full compliance with its long-term corporate programmatic lines, in 2020 Fratielivi sets up Tergeosan. The new company, custodian of the technological know-how of Fratielivi, was born with the aim of designing, developing and marketing cutting-edge technologies – machinery, processes, plants, equipment, devices – for the protection of human beings and their products. ingenuity.

In 2021 Tergeosan enters the Italian and European market of technologies for movable cultural heritage of archival and book interest. The company launches five new types of intelligent and automated machinery for disinfection, disinfestation, long shelf life, drying, freezing in emergency situations, dedusting: Docursan1, Docursan2, Docursan3, Docursan4, DEA.

The company also develops an innovative system for the recovery and immediate safety of archives and books damaged by water: the CryoSafetySystem.

In 2022 Tergeosan signs an agreement with Preservation Technology for the distribution of its machinery internationally. The company also enriches its offer, introducing and marketing an air purifier functional to preventive conservation. Born from a collaboration with Livico, INT4SAN makes it possible to drastically improve the microclimate and hygiene of the conservation environments of archival, book, bibliographic and museum assets.

Books Wind1

Already in 2003, after three years of development, the company introduced Books Wind1: the largest Italian freeze dryer and the only one certified for drying…

Books Wind2

In 2009 Fratielivi introduced, after two years of development, Books Wind2: the first large-scale mobile system for dehumidification, disinfection…


Docursan1 is a new mobile machine for the sanitization and disinfestation of archival and book heritage, with a certified efficacy of over 99%…


Docursan2 is the new range of climate control machines developed by Fratielivi and introduced by Tergeosan for the long-term preservation of audio…


Developed on the basis of the technologies of the Books Wind2 plant, Docursan3 is the all in one machine introduced by Tergeosan for the defense of heritage…


Docursan4 is the perfect machine for the archives, libraries and museums they intend to deal with – autonomously and in total safety for the operators…


In 2020, Fratielivi collaborates in the development of DEA: the only transportable machine in the world capable of removing dust from correspondence, books, loose papers,…


In June 2021, after three years of development, experimentation and empirical tests, Fratielivi introduces the CryoSafetySystem: a world first in the emergency sector…


INT4SAN is a powerful air purifier – designed by Livico in collaboration with Tergeosan and Fratielivi – designed to improve air quality and hygiene for…


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