Re: AccuArt2 transparencies vs. Pictorico OHP

From: [email protected]
Date: 10/17/05-06:22:26 AM Z
Message-id: <101720051222.24654.43539782000A0DC10000604E22007614389D0104970E9BD20A0B9A06@comcast.net>

Hi Dave,

Are you using dye inks or pigment inks on the Agfa Copyjet?

Judy T.

--
Judy Rowe Taylor
Mukilteo, WA
Art is a voice of the heart, a song of the soul.
> Jon
> 
> This sounds like the most recent batch of "Pictorico OHP" I bought in the
> UK; this batch was A4 rather than 8.5x11". The material was thinner than
> previous Pictorico I had bought, more susceptible to scratching, pizza
> wheels, etc and seemed to hold less ink. I wonder if the AccuArt2 material
> is being repackaged as Pictorico OHP here?
> 
> I have since switched to Agfa Copyjet which is cheaper, less susceptible to
> scratching and holds more ink.
> 
> Dave
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jon Lybrook" <jon@terabear.com>
> To: <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 7:45 AM
> Subject: AccuArt2 transparencies vs. Pictorico OHP
> 
> 
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Remember AccuArt2 transparencies?  This was the stuff allegedly made by
> > Pictorico but sold under a different name until Pictorico got their
> > marketing act together.  Well, I bought a roll of the AccuArt2 knowing
> > that it had a "slightly" thinner coating on it, according to the people
> > who were distributing it about a year ago.  I never really compared it
> > with the standard Pictorico OHP stock until recently.
> >
> > I'd have to say it has about 1/3 less thickness than Pictorico OHP, and
> > resulted in, I'm guessing,  15-20% less density, based on some nylon
> > plates I had to reshoot.  Rather dramatic difference for a "slightly"
> > thinner product.
> >
> > Does anyone have any recent experience buying Pictorico OHP on the roll
> > directly from Pictorico?  Is it more like the sheet stock they sell?  I
> > hope so.  I feel like AccuArt2 was misrepresented by their distributors
> > as being Pictorico OHP, with only a slight difference.
> >
> > Jon
> >
> >
> 
> 
Received on Mon Oct 17 06:22:42 2005

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