RE: Digital Neg Materials

From: Sandy King ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 05/13/05-03:57:18 PM Z
Message-id: <a0602045dbeaad2df002e@[192.168.2.2]>

I tried a microwave and don't recommend it. It melted the pigments on
two different substrates.

Instead, a small 800-1400 watt ceramic heater, placed about 12-15"
from the printed substrate, appears to give very good results.

Sandy

>One of the problems with most of the transparent media for desktop digital
>negatives has been the slow, and often incomplete, drying. Has anyone tried
>Ansel Adams' test-print technique of using a microwave oven for controlled
>drying? Joachim
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Scott Wainer [mailto:swphoto@verizon.net]
>Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 5:01 PM
>To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
>Subject: Re: Digital Neg Materials
>
>
>Hi Dan,
>
>I use Westjet transapency from Westar Solution with Epson 1280's. One 1280
>is setup with dye inks and the other with pigmented inks; both from
>inksupply.com. It is recommended that you only print using black ink but I
>find that printing grayscale with all colors give a smoother negative. I
>haven't seen any puddleing though the transparencies take a day or two to
>dry at 50% RH. Generally I dry them with a blowdryer on hot and they are
>ready in minutes. Westar will also send samples if you call or email them.
>
>http://www.westarsolutions.com/vend/westar/westjet.html
>
>http://www.inksupply.com
>
>Regards, Scott
>
>swphoto@verizon.net
>
>
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "dan jones" <cacadanebay@pacbell.net>
>To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
>Sent: Friday, May 13, 2005 3:18 PM
>Subject: Digital Neg Materials
>
>
>> I was wondering what transparency materials (other
>> than Pictorico Inkjet OHP) people have used to make
>> their inkjet digital negs? Anyone used Epson, HP, Avery?
>>
Received on Fri May 13 15:57:31 2005

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