40+ year old Azo Paper

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Wade D, Jun 14, 2009.

  1. Wade D

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    I recently found 2 8in.x100' rolls of Azo F1 paper at a garage sale. The boxes are unopened but the corner of one is damaged. The expiration date is 6/64 so needless to say I will be doing some experimenting. It might just be the thing I was looking for to print up some old Cirkut negatives that I have. Time will tell...waiting for a new order of chemicals, etc. from Freestyle.
     
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    The paper may still be good. I tested some AZO a few years ago produced in 1946 and it still had a very low B+F, just a tad more than the last batch made by Kodak.

    Sandy King
     
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    Thanks to both of you for the info. Seems very promising so I will do my tests and see what happens.
     
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    I have a box of double weight 10X10 from 1957 that is giving great results.