AARGHH!! what IDIOTS! AMATEURS and so on...
Sorry, but have to rant.:mad:
As some of you know, I have for years used the FOMA liquid emulsion, but unfortunately the danish importer stopped his buisness this year..
So - a polish student found a shop in Poland, that have the emulsion - we ordered 15 kg's (!!), and after some time it got here..
Everybody happy.. (for a while).
then the students came to me - one after one - and told me that the emulsion was grey - very grey...:(
Shi#, I thought. Maybe it had been x rayed in some airport (I wanted it sent on ground), or something else had happened..
then today it came to me.
A student had shown me his bottle (black light proof plastic, containing 1 kg's of emulsion) and I noticed that the lid was blue....:confused:
Why blue, I thought - carried the bottle to the darkroom - unscrew the lis, and held it up against (red) light.....
IT IS NOT LIGHTPROOF!!
WHY - WHY - WHYYYYY would anybody use a transparent lid for light sensible products???
I have never encountered this before - and the only thing I can think of is, that the polish compagny might have got a huge bulk of emulsion, and then re-batched it in these unusable containers...
The question now is, whether I can get my money back (it cost a lot), and whether I can save some of the not melted emulsion, by removing the top layer of allready emulsion before melting the rest (the container looks to be allright).
But I am shocked by this. And mad as hell....
End of rant..:)