Re: btzs tubes and clearing kodak films

From: shannon stoney ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/26/04-02:39:30 PM Z
Message-id: <a05210600bc6409ac643d@[]>

>There is no magical time because the time it takes to clear the
>anti-halation coating varies a lot with films. The Hungarian films
>clear quickly and completely in five minutes in the fixer, while
>some of the Kodak films, Tmax films in particular, won't clear
>completely with ten minutes in the fixer and 20 -30 minute washes.

What are the Hungarian films?

>I always remove the film from the tubes after the stop-bath and fix
>and wash in trays. Whatever period of time it takes to clear the
>anti-halation back is the time I use.

I take the film out of the tubes after the developer, and stop and
fix and wash in trays. In two minutes, the film clears, but the
directions say to leave them in there four times as long as it takes
to clear the film.

Received on Thu Feb 26 14:41:12 2004

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