Developing tank problem

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Ayodele Ojo, Jul 4, 2003.

  1. Ayodele Ojo

    Ayodele Ojo Member

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    I bought a Jobo developing tank that could handle four negs at a go, after loading it, I realized it leaks chemicals whenever I had to agitate the tank, Is there any way I could prevent such ? :sad:
     
  2. Robert

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    Which tank? It leaks from where? If you bought it used did you get all the parts?
     
  3. Ayodele Ojo

    Ayodele Ojo Member

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    The tank is a "Jobo" type with four spiral holders, it has all the parts complete.
     
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    Does it have a screw-on lid or one of those flexible plastic ones like the Patterson tanks? My Patterson tanks always tend to leak too, but I have found out that if you let a little air out of a corner of the lid and close it up again, it stops leaking.
     
  5. Jorge Oliveira

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    I have an old 2 rolls Jobo (some 25 yrs) and it does leak a bit - sometimes.

    Is there a gasket in to seal the cover? Mine does.

    Jorge O
     
  6. Robert

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    I'm going to guess it's a 1540 tank. A combination of a 1510 and a 1530 module. Is it leaking from the middle ? If so push the two tanks together. If it's leaking from the top ring push that down.