Re: reallly cheap brown bottles
Yes, some are not to be exposed to light. The sensitizer for Carbon printing
for example. I use the glass bottles for storing chemicals for Cyanotype,
VDB, Pyrocat, Potassium Ferrocyanide, etc. Probably not necessary in all
cases but you can get them in small sizes. Like you, I like the look. I end
up with a lot of 4 to 8 ounce bottles for low use chemicals.
Real alchemists use glass (:-).
On Sunday 27 April 2008 07:33, Bogdan Karasek wrote:
> Is there a technical reason for wanting to use brown glass bottles to
> store chemical solutions? Are there certain solutions that will change
> if exposed to light? Why not use brown plastic bottles designed for
> chemical storage.
> I love the brown bottles. Makes me think that my darkroom is an
> alchemist's laboratory ;)