Re: How Much PMK

From: SteveS ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/02/05-09:47:54 PM Z
Message-id: <015d01c5c7cd$3d9f2470$4802280a@VALUED65BAD02C>

My friend Wynn Hutchings has had great results with is Pt/Pd prints from
negatives developed in PMK using his Jobo. Great results that have sold in
galleries since the rebirth of the PMK formula became popular in the late

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sandy King" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2005 11:58 AM
Subject: Re: How Much PMK

> Jeffrey,
> I would recommend 500ml of solution, per 8X10 sheet of film.
> However, PMK is not the best staining developer for rotary processing, at
> least IMHO. You will get less general stain with either Rollo Pyro or
> Pyrocat-HD. PMK oxidizes very rapidly with rotary processing and the
> result will be increased B+F stain. This is especially troubling with the
> long development times required for alternative printing.
> Sandy
>>One nice thing about this list is a lot of wheels have already been
>>It would be appreciated if someone familiar with PMK could tell me how
>>much total volume of rolo PMK are required to develop a typical 8x10 film
>>using a tube. The concern is to not deplete the developer so as to get
>>consistent results no mater the densities on the film. I currently tray
>>develop with 1030 ml PMK (10-20-1000) per each 8x10 and have not checked
>>the capacity.
>>Thank you in advance.
>>Jeffrey D. Mathias
Received on Sun Oct 2 21:48:04 2005

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