Glycerin to develop Platinum?

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by gbenaim, Jul 3, 2007.

  1. gbenaim

    gbenaim Member

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    Hi All,

    Weird question. I just got some old palladio paper, and don't have any plat developer. So I read glycerin can be used, and wanted to know if it can be used alone to develop a plat print or not. If yes, how do you do it? Thanks,

    Gb
     
  2. photomc

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    GB, the glycerin aids in slowing down the development but does not actually develop AFAIK. Others with more knowledge will step up I am sure.
     
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    You are correct Mike.
     
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    Glycerin is not used alone but mixed 50/50 with Potassium Oxalate (by example) and it's just for slowing down development or mixed with Silver Nitrate for developing Satista print.