Re: AccuArt2 transparencies vs. Pictorico OHP

From: Jon Lybrook ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/17/05-09:09:48 AM Z
Message-id: <200510171509.j9HF9m5e025664@terabear.com>

Hi Dave,

The Pictorico website only offers the U.S. standard of 8.5" x 11" and
13" x 19" in sheet film. So far those, at least, have stayed the same.

I'm mostly concerned if the OHP roll stock has somehow been reformulated
to accommodate being on a roll or whatever, since AccuArt2 was touted as
being the same stuff, but quite certainly is not.

Jon

On 10/17/2005, "David & Jan Harris" <david.j.harris2@ntlworld.com>
wrote:

>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 09:10:13 2005

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