Ultrafine BW Film Developer

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Mike H, Mar 26, 2005.

  1. Mike H

    Mike H Member

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    Does anybody know the characteristics of Ultrafine BW Film Developer? Is it a D-76 type developer, or some other popular formulation? I am interested in the Ultrafine line because they sell odorless stop and fixer, which has become a necessity for me in an apartment environment. Appreciate any info on the developer too if anyone has tried it.
     
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    By any chance you are not talking about Ultrafin and Tetenal? tetenal is a german company close to Hamburg, producing fine b/w chemistry like Ultrafin Plus, nice developer for pushing HP5+ and developing Tmax 3200, compare it to Tmax developer but I used both and would prefer Ultrafin Plus.
    They also do smell free fixer which is very good, Superfix Plus. (I buy 5 l boxes of it much cheaper than single litres) For stop use citric acid, like 10-20 g per litre.

    If you are NOT talking about Ultrafin/Tetenal I can not help you, as I did not find anything by using google.

    Regards,

    Wolfram
     
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    Wolfram,

    Thanks for the info. I don't think Ultrafine is the same as the Tetenal product. Ultrafine is based in California. But from their website (ultrafineonline.com), it is not clear to me if they make their own products, or sell re-branded materials.

    They make the only odorless fixer I've been able to find in powder form. The others I've seen (Tetenal and Clayton) are in liquid form only. I can't receive liquid packages through the postal service.

    Cheers, Mike
     
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    Ultrafine products are available at www.valleylitho.com .
    Of course they carry lots of lith film. Dan