silver plating

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 11/16/05-10:36:56 PM Z
Message-id: <Pine.NEB.4.63.0511162327040.20276@panix1.panix.com>

On Tue, 15 Nov 2005, Ryuji Suzuki wrote:

> Silver from fixing bath does not plate out by itself like in developer
> bath. In order to plate, you would need some electrochemical driving
> force.

AFAIK there's no dye in paper... I stored used PRINT fixer in gallon
plastic containers for future extraction of the silver and/or disposal..
With well-used fix there arrived in due course a heavy black deposit on
the sides, which, by whatever mechanism, must have been silver.

J.
Received on Wed Nov 16 22:37:04 2005

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