BLACK AND WHITE FILM CHEMISTRY
CLASSIC MQ BLACK AND WHITE DEVELOPER
This is a classic black and white film developer offering fine grain results along with full film speed, high shadow detail, and normal contrast. This powdered developer can be used straight or diluted 1:1 for increased sharpness with slightly more graininess. The developer’s ability to produce a long tonal scale with low fog also benefits its use for push processing. Development times for D-76 developer can be used for Classic MQ. Comes in 1 litre and four litre pouches. Capacity is approximately 12 rolls per litre.
B/W CINE FILM DEVELOPER
A developer specifically designed for motion picture film, it is a low contrast developer for managing highlights and shadows in the most demanding conditions. It can be used stock or diluted 1:1 for a sharper image with slightly more graininess. This is the go to developer for Kodak Double-X, Orwo UN54 and N75 as well as Lomography Potsdam and Berlin Kino 400 cinema films. Development time starting points are 7 minutes for stock and 10.5 minutes for 1:1. Comes in 1 litre and four litre pouches. Capacity is approximately 12 rolls per litre.
BLACK, WHITE AND GREEN
A very environmentally friendly developer that can safely be flushed down the drain or into your septic system without guilt or harm. The active developer is Vitamin C and the superadditive is Phenidone, long known as a low toxin developer. The developers are carried in an alkaline solution that is commonly used for a hand cream emulsifier and a pH balancer in shampoo. Shelf life is very long. It is a high concentration developer that is diluted 1:49 and can be mixed as needed. Use development times for Kodak D-76 1:2. This comes in a 250ml bottle which will make 12.5 litres of working solution with a total capacity of 50 rolls of film and a 500ml bottle which will make 25 litres of working solution with a total capacity of 100 rolls of film.
LOW ODOUR STOP BATH
Flic Film Low Odour Stop Bath is a citric acid stop bath which stops further development of film when used as part of a standard development, stop and fix process. Using a stop bath neutralizes the developer which definitively sets the development time and prolongs the life of the fixer. Comes in a 200gram bottle. Mixed 20g (3.5 teaspoons) to a litre, one bottle will make 10 litres of stop bath. Each litre has a capacity of 12 rolls of film for a total package capacity of 120 rolls of film.
FLIC QUICK FIXER
Flic Quick Fixer is an easy to use non-hardening rapid fixer concentrate that is diluted 1 part concentrate to three parts water. It is suitable for all black and white film and paper. It contains no Hypo so does not require a Hypo Clearing Agent prior to washing. Flic Quick Fixer is available in 250ml bottles (20 roll capacity), 500ml bottles (40 roll capacity) and 1 litre bottles (80 roll capacity).
QUINTOL NEUTRAL TONE PAPER DEVELOPER
A four litre kit of traditional style paper developer. Stock solution may be kept for 6 months in a fully stoppered bottle. Dilutions can vary from 1:1 to 1:4 depending upon the desired contrast and tone. Development times same as Kodak Dektol.
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