Substitute for selenium toner

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Ronald Moravec, Jul 17, 2005.

  1. Ronald Moravec

    Ronald Moravec Member

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    Is there a substitute if Kodak stops furnishing it? You just know if paper is gone, chemicals are soon to follow.
     
  2. David A. Goldfarb

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    I'm sure there are formulas out there, in addition to products offered by Berg, Edwal, and others.
     
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    I'm sure Wolfgang Moersch would make one. Check out his carbon toner, a great replacement for the old Agfa Viradon.
     
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    There are already several other suppliers: Fotospeed & Maco spring to mind. I think some of the chemical suppliers also supply their own versions.

    Cheers, Bob.
     
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    How about Photographer's Formulary? I don't have their catalog nearby tho.
     
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    In my effort to be totally independent of Kodak I switched to Berg selenium toner. My KRST will be all used up shortly and I see no reason why other selenium toners won't be just as good.
     
  7. Keith Tapscott.

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    Fotospeed sell a fine range of Toners in the UK, including Selenium, Gold, Sepia etc. Visit: www.fotospeed.com
    They may be able to cater for overseas orders for their chemicals.
     
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    I think Freestyle carries Fotospeed products in the US.

    Matt
     
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    Patterson makes selenium toner as well.
     
  10. Marco Gilardetti

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    When you say "coincidence": I just got the new that an Adox toner is now available - Adolux Selenid is the name.