RE: Freezing Film

From: Liam Lawless ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/18/04-06:30:08 PM Z
Message-id: <NAEMIKEPOCCEOGOHBLBGCEGGCAAA.liam.lawless@blueyonder.co.uk>

That's reassuring! Thanks.

Liam

-----Original Message-----
From: mak@teleport.com [mailto:mak@teleport.com]
Sent: 19 October 2004 01:19
To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
Subject: Re: Freezing Film

I have been using film from ex military stocks that was frozen in the 1970s
TXP 35mm no change in base fog...freeze away
-----Original Message-----
From: Liam Lawless <liam.lawless@blueyonder.co.uk>
Sent: Oct 18, 2004 4:26 PM
To: Altphoto <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
Subject: Freezing Film

Good evening,

All sources that I've been able to find suggest that deep freezing unexposed
film is a terrific idea, except Kodak data sheet E-30 which states that we
can't rely on freezing to preserve film past its use-by date because fast
films in particular will be slowly fogged by background radiation that's
present not only everywhere, but also in the deep freeze (and even passes
through lead). I'd like to have a stash of Delta 100 & 400 to keep me going
as long as possible after Ilford goes under, so does anyone have any hard
facts on freezing film?

Merci,

Liam
Received on Mon Oct 18 18:30:16 2004

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