RE: fixing van dyke
Oh? I see... Perhaps using the non-hardening rapid fixer will do well -
Is your remark is about the hardening rapid fixer (or is it about the
Anyway, I think finding Sodium Thiosulfate Pentahydrate should be quite
easy (and cheap). I use a heaped dessert spoon to 1lt water - not a big
trouble to mix this every 3-4 print, handling also is easy since the
compound is in large crystal form... I don't see why people would want
to use Rapid Fixer (bad smell and pricey compared to using raw
From: Ryuji Suzuki [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: 29 Eylül 2006 Cuma 15:22
Subject: RE: fixing van dyke
But bleaching may be greater at lower pH as well...
Come to think of it, someone could make a neutral/weakly alkaline fixer
that contains something that facilitates removal of iron compounds...
On Fri, 29 Sep 2006 15:17:30 +0300, "Loris Medici"
> Is that a problem? I see acidic PH as plus because it will not promote
> formation of iron hydroxides...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryuji Suzuki [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 29 Eylül 2006 Cuma 15:03
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: fixing van dyke
> One obvious concern is that Ilford Rapid wash is probably pH of about