Best Darkroom Supplies Chemicals for Photography 2021

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Best Darkroom Supplies Chemicals for Photography 2021

Best Darkroom Supplies Chemicals for Photography

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  1. Professional quality opaque plastic chemical storage bottle. Keeps darkroom chemicals fresh by avoiding exposure to air and light.
  2. Made from chemical-resistant HDPE plastic, which is excellent for long-term storing mixed chemicals. HDPE is anti-corrosion, acid-resistant. In fact, the HDPE is almost similar to the AP/Kaiser bottles!
  • Compatibility: Suitable for all photographic chemicals including developer, stopper, and fixer
  • Material: HDPE
  • Package: 3x Chemical Storage Bottles + 3x stickers
  • Dimension: 23.5 x 7 x 7 cm/9.25 x 2.76 x 2.76 inch
  • Weight: 86g/0.19lb

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Mixes to working strength

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Sodium Thiosulfate Uses In preparation of fixing baths Ingredient in various reducers

Note: Hypo is available in two forms: anhydrous and, more commonly crystalline. Crystalline hypo, when dissolved, lowers the temperature of the water considerably, whereas anhydrous does not.

Always begin with water of at least 90deg.F/32deg.C when mixing the crystalline form. Use 64% of the anhydrous salt as a substitute for crystalline hypo

Synonyms: AntichlorHypoHyposulfite of sodaSodium hyposulfiteSodium subsulfiteSodium thiosulfate, pentahydrateThiosulfuric acid, disodium salt, pentahydrate

Appearance: Large white monoclinic, colorless crystals and powder odorless

Uses: In preparation of fixing bath ingredient in various reducers

Chemical Formula: Na2S2O3.5H2O

Weight: 1lbs (0.45kg)

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Glycin (N-Para-Hydroxyphenyl) from Photographer’s Formulary is an excellent developing agent for both film and paper. It is a fine grain, ultra-clean working, lengthens the life of prednisone, and produces attractive warm tone prints with the subtlest highlights.

Until the advent of 35mm film, with the resulting emphasis on fine-grain developers, glycine was used mainly in paper developers. Now it is sometimes used in combination with other developing agents for fine-grain film development.

Print craftsmen and women long ago recognized the Ansco 130 formula based on glycin as the expert’s choice. Ansel Adams used a modified version of it for some of his very finest work.

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