View Full Version : Platinum and palladium toners what is their life expectancy?

01-30-2011, 06:22 PM
Today during a salt print session trying out my new homemade UV unit I decided to make up a litre of platinum toner. I normally tone in gold but fancied trying something new. The recipe used was:

800ml distilled water
2ml Platinum (20%)
5g Citirc Acid
5g Sodium Chloride
and final distilled water to make up to 1000ml.

So having made this and used it to tone a couple of 10" x 8" salt prints what I am not sure about is how many prints will this volume of toner do or is it a one shot toner? I have kept the toner on the assumption it will be good for toning a number of prints before dumping or replenishing.

Can anyone provide some guidance.

Thank you


01-30-2011, 06:26 PM
Not paying attention to what I was doing, I have managed to put this in the wrong place and can't work out how to move it!! Can it be moved?

02-02-2011, 09:39 PM
Asking one of the Moderators to move this to the Alternate Process forum. Thanks.