thinner HP5+ base?

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Vilk, Apr 24, 2009.

  1. Vilk

    Vilk Member

    Jan 15, 2008
    ladies and gentlemen, greetings,

    i was just wondering if anyone might have good intel about a possible change to HP5+. i've been using it a lot for quite a while, practically to the exclusion of everything else. i opened a new brick recently and, after processing a few rolls, i noticed that the film base seems to be thinner and more pliable than usual. as a result, the processed strip stays flat now (which may help focusing) but it's also more tricky to handle, as it has lost longitudinal rigidity (which doesn't help squeezing it into reels or printfile pages)

    so--is it just this batch or have they changed the base?

    many thanks!

    ps. expiry june 2012
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