Richard Knoppow wrote (in part): > A rinse consisting of a combination of Photo-Flo and > alcohol works better than Photo-Flo alone. For a liter of > rinse use about an ounce of 70% rubbing alcohol and half a > capful (about 2.5 ml) of Photo-Flo, about half the > recommended amount. You might wish to avoid the rubbing alcohols that contain oils or perfumes. If you have access to a chemical supply house, you might use isopropanol (isopropyl alcohol). I use cheap house brand unflavored vodka for dissolving benzotriazole, for example, because it does not dissolve well in water. It might work in the Photo-Flow alcohol mix for film rinsing. > Let the film soak in this for about two > minutes and hang up to dry without squeegeeing. Squeegeeing > can cause scratches if there is any grit on the surface. The > emulsion and anti-halation coating will be relatively soft > because they are wet, especially if a non-hardening fixer > has been used so will be quite vulnerable to scratching. > The film with the marks can be soaked in a acetic acid stop > bath, swab with coton balls if necessary, then washed for a > couple of minutes and treated in the above wetting agent. > > I am not quite convinced this is due to hard water. > Since the film was processed in multiple roll tanks were the > rolls with marks from the same tanks? Was there anything > else they migh have in common? -- .~. Jean-David Beyer Registered Linux User 85642. /V\ PGP-Key: 9A2FC99A Registered Machine 241939. /( )\ Shrewsbury, New Jersey http://counter.li.org ^^-^^ 12:00:01 up 17 days, 5:37, 3 users, load average: 3.26, 3.31, 3.21 ============================================================================================================= To unsubscribe from this list, go to www.freelists.org and logon to your account (the same e-mail address and password you set-up when you subscribed,) and unsubscribe from there.