Kodak Chemistry Formulas

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  1. rthomas

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    I recently "rediscovered" a 1973 edition of Kodak Publication J-1, "Processing Chemicals and Formulas for Black and White Photography." It was in a box, among a collection of old photo books my parents recently entrusted to me. In addition to formulas for many standard developers and other processing chemistry, there is an appendix of older, "special interest" developer formulas, including D-82 (high energy developer) and DK-15 (tropical developer). If anybody is interested I can post these formulas (I'm not sure if it would be a copyright violation to do so!).
     
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    That's an interesting publication and it's already on-line. A pdf version can be obtained from here (20MB).
     
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    Thanks, I didn't know that it was out there. I'll refer to my printed copy.
     
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    Be aware that the phone number for poison information is incorrect. IDK what the new number is, but the 458-1000 # is no longer valid and the area code is 585 now.

    There should be a direct dial number for that extension, if it still works, but IDK what it is offhand.

    PE
     
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    That number is 585-722-5151.
     
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    Formulas (including photographic ones) are NOT protected by copyright.
     
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    Dear Piticu,

    That is not strictly accurate. I can assure you that some are.

    Simon ILFORD Photo / HARMAN technology Limited
     
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    could it be that wish is the father of this thought?:wink: