Re: Kodalith fine line developer formula (sort of)

From: Ryuji Suzuki ^lt;>
Date: 11/23/04-03:46:06 PM Z
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From: Nick Zentena <>
Subject: Re: Kodalith fine line developer formula (sort of)
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 16:18:03 -0500

> I've been muddling along with Kodak D-9. The life of the
> developer has been fine but I've had other problems. I think I may
> be on the track to fix the major one. Agfa paper seems to need a
> prewash to slow down the developer getting into the paper. A more
> active developer would be a positive since my times in the developer
> are 10+ minutes. OTOH the slow times are making snatching the print
> less of an issue.

Your development time should be at least 10 minutes, more like 15-30
min to get good effects on lith printing. This is different from
regular lith development.

> Is just sulfite enough to get the pH high enough?

No. You need pH of 10-12 range, and you'll get different effects
depending on where you are in the range.

Ryuji Suzuki
"People seldom do what they believe in.  They do what is convenient,
then repent." (Bob Dylan, Brownsville Girl, 1986)
Received on Tue Nov 23 15:46:24 2004

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