Re: btzs tubes and clearing kodak films

From: Gary Marklund ^lt;>
Date: 02/26/04-01:50:18 PM Z
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I use a Jobo and the anti halation layer clears during a five minute presoak.
Could you do a presoak with the BTZS tubes?

On Thursday February 26 2004 12:20, shannon stoney wrote:
> I use BTZS tubes to process 4x5 and 8x10 negatives. The directions
> say to leave it in the hypo for about four times as long as the film
> takes to clear. For me that works out to 8 minutes. Also it says
> to leave it in a double strength solution of hypo clearing agent for
> extra time, but it doesn't say how long. All this is to get rid of
> the anti-halation layer in Kodak films. I have noticed that if I
> don't do this extra fixing and clearing, that sometimes there is a
> faint cyan color to the negatives. I wonder how long other people
> who use these tubes are leaving film in the fixer and then the hypo
> clearing agent, and if you ever have trouble even then getting rid of
> the anti halation layer.
> --shannon
Received on Thu Feb 26 13:43:07 2004

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