Time adjustment E6 processing

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by julian bell, Sep 25, 2006.

  1. julian bell

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    I wan't to start my own colour processing both E6 and C41. I recently bought myself a Nova processing unit and a one litre Tetenal three bath E6 kit. My question is: Do you increase development time for each development session? I can't find any reference to this in the instructions, all it says is that a one litre kit will process 12 35mm films and 12 120 size films in batches of two films per session. In bw (ID11) film processing I always increase the processing times as per makers instructions for each session. So I'm puzzled as to why there is no reference to this in the Tetenal instructions.
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    The Tetenal kits call for an additional 15 secs in the first Dev for the second and 30s for the third. Add 2 minutes to the Blix for the first and 4 minutes for the second. These are from memory of my use of the 5 liter kit. They were talking about using 4 rolls per liter times 3 uses to get to 12 rolls. I do know that is different than the 2 rolls per session you are quoting, so these may not work.