The Maxell 22897000 DLT Cleaning Data Backup Tape Cartridge belongs to the Digital Linear Tape format (DLT) and is developed by Maxell to offer great scalability and improved cleaning capability. This device is a cleaning cartridge and its sole purpose is to clean the DLT tape drives so that they do not malfunction during work. This works much like the video tapes in the past which were used to clean the inside of a VCR. This is important as any business cannot handle large amounts of downtime. The Maxell 22897000 DLT Cleaning Data Backup Tape is designed to help companies or even home based companies to effectively clean their DLT drives which helps store their critical data. It can be used to help increase efficiency of those DLT Tapes that archive important files so that they are protected from harm. Its rigid and durable design ensures that you can reuse it multiple times and its long archival life ensures that it can be reused for the distant future.