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    E6 and x rays

    Hi,

    This is probably a dumb question, but I have to ask it anyway!

    Do x reys affect developed E6 and K-14 film? I need to get my slides delivered to work for convenience and they employ an xray scanner to check parcels for security .

    Thanks very much :-)

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    No, they should be fine once developed.
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    Ace thankyou :-)

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    Agree with Diane. I just returned from a trip where my film (Velvia 100) went through an x-ray scanner 8 times - I can't detect any loss of quality.
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    The cautions are te same as for black and white film. The carry on scanners used in the US and Canada are not a problem unless you put the film through them more than 6 or 7 time. Those used in other countries may have higher x-ray output, and your film may tolerate them less well. The scanners used for checked baggage are very powerful, however, and they may affect the film.

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    I believe the OP asks about developed film. There should be absolutley no effect on processed film.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BradS
    I believe the OP asks about developed film. There should be absolutley no effect on processed film.
    Agreed. There should be absolutely no effect on processed film in either carry on or checked baggage.



 

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