What should be in my arsenal?

Discussion in 'Silver Gelatin Based Emulsion Making & Coating' started by totalamateur, Dec 10, 2008.

  1. totalamateur

    totalamateur Member

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    This is an amateur question fur sure, but, if I was going to order a bunch of stuff, what should I include in my shopping list. (as far as emulsion chemicals, Developing Chemicals, and equipment)

    I want to make PE's SRAD emulsion so I already have on my list:
    Gold Cl, Sodium Thiosulphate, ammonia and Gelatin

    KI KBr, and AG NO3, Sodium Metabisulfite, Kodak D-76 and Fixer are already in the cabinet.


    Now, I have 1L through 40Ml. beakers, two 250 Ml erlenmeyers, a bunch of pipettes, a scale, a stirring hotplate, a ghetto solution delivery system to meter the silver into the PTTN, some cheese cloth, a bunch of developing trays,
    and a thermometer

    what am I missing?
     
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    And where are some good sources?

    Photoformulary would be a given, any comments on Ebay chemicals?
     
  3. David A. Goldfarb

    David A. Goldfarb Moderator Staff Member

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    For gold chloride and other precious metal salts used for photography, try mostlymetals.com. He often has a good price. E-mail to get the current rates.

    Artcraftchemicals.com is also a good source.