FILM CLEANER

Discussion in 'Darkroom Equipment' started by Philippe-Georges, Sep 11, 2006.

  1. Philippe-Georges

    Philippe-Georges Member

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    Dear APUG people,

    Does somebody out there know a good alternative for the famous and now discontinued KODAK FILM CLEANER?

    Thank you all,

    Philippe
     
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    Light Impresssions makes a good replacement, I don't remember the name offhand, but it works quite well.
     
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    Forgive my ignorance, but what does it precicely do?
     
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    Edwal also makes a film cleaner.
     
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    It is used for cleaning gunk off negatives/transparencies. For example, I had a number of transparencies that got infected with mold after our winter rains earlier this year. I used the Light Impressions product to clean them up.
     
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    I have the Edwal version. Is it the same?
     
  7. Kino

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    Everclear 120 proof 100% grain alcohol and a lint free cloth...
     
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    From Anchell's Darkroom Cookbook

    Ammonia, 28% concentrated 5 ml
    Distilled water 95 ml
    Isopropyl alcohol to make 1 liter

    listed as especially good for removing water spots.
     
  9. Neal

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    Dear Philippe,

    PEC-12 is also available.

    Neal Wydra