Re: oil-print-glyoxal??

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 12/27/04-07:35:47 PM Z
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On Mon, 27 Dec 2004, henk thijs wrote:

> The big difference with the bromoil versus oil-printing is the fact that in
> oil-printing there is no developping, no fixing, no washing, no tanning, no
> bleaching , no fixing and no washing ....:-)
> In short, the oil-process is just a gelatine sized paper with a
> kalium-dichromate. Just the neg on top, UV-light, washing in plain water and
> voila: the matrix.

Which answers my question about dichromate & probably means that mold
wouldn't be a problem -- there would be enough tanning even in the
highlights to harden the gelatin... as seen in my reverse step ladder in
gum, as explained by M. Ware.

Received on Mon Dec 27 19:35:59 2004

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