Re: UV blocker in TMAX100 base?

From: Tom Ferguson ^lt;>
Date: 02/16/04-09:17:21 AM Z
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The "old" T-Max 100 wasn't a problem. very similar exposure times to
Ilford HP-5. I had quite a supply of T-max and am now just 6 sheets
away from opening a box of the "new and improved" T-Max 100. You have
me worried ;-(

On Sunday, February 15, 2004, at 11:51 AM, wrote:

> In testing TMAX 100 film I have come across a curious phenomenon. It
> is the fact that when reading UV density with my densitometer (which
> reads in a fairly narrow band around 373nm) there appears to be a
> base UV blocker of a little more than log 1.0.
> I am wondering if any on the list are currently using TMAX 100 for
> alternative printing in which exposures are by UV light, and if so
> have you noticed any difference in printing times between TMAX 100 and
> other films.
> So far TMAX 100 is the only film I have tested that has this kind of
> UV blocking in the base.
> Sandy King
Tom Ferguson
Received on Mon Feb 16 09:22:56 2004

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