ILFORD WASHAID is a hypo-eliminator formulated to aid the efficient removal of the thiosulphate by-products of fixation by ion exchange. It is particularly useful. Ilford states that their Washaid can be used with prints and film. Has anyone used it with film? What exactly does it do? The information on their. Hello, I recently purchased a bottle of Ilford Wash Aid to act as a hyper cleaning agent after using the fixer. I used to use Kodak Hyper.
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You must log in or sign up to reply here. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Your negative will look like a very big grain negative and this process is then irriversable.
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Good to know it’s not a big issue. The soapy stuff is a wetting agent Photo Iford etc. Edited by Wheelman member 11 years ago. Having said that fix will quickly expire when used on film. I follow that with a dunk in water plus wetting agent Tetenal Mirasol at 3 drops per ml water.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from I wouldn’t use any other wash aid This is the perfect wash aid for black and white film. You have to compensate for the temperature according the given temperature table to keep the same density. This is a common problem. No, create an account now. I used to, but don’t.
Ilfostop until it starts changing color. Hello, I recently purchased wasgaid bottle of Ilford Wash Aid to act as a hyper cleaning agent after using the fixer. If it fails, don’t panic, mix up fresh fix and fix again. I wouldn’t trust the clearing effect of Ilford Washaid anymore after diluting it down to manageable foam levels.
It does kinda foam up a bit, but it really doesn’t loose much in doing so, as long as you can get the mix into your tank and fill it properly then once its in, the amount will limit the foaming up. Actually, I will follow all of your advice: Film, Paper, Chemistry ‘ started by bvyAug 4, However you can speed up your film wash when using it to get rid of the fixer in your film emulsion. There is however possibly still a small risk of film shock can cause cracking on the emulsion so it’s still not a bad idea to reduce it in a couple of stages.
Ilford Wash Aid
What is the effect of a more dilution of a developer. You can read a discussion about it here.
I’m washair use LC29, if that matters. Xtol Kodak same active developer compound but it’s a powder and therefore the lifetime cycle will heavilly depends on the water quality you’re using.
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Do you already have an account? Futher your wash time will be longer when using a lower wash temperature, one llford the reasons a film wash between degrees C after a 20 degrees C processing is in fact recommended. I believe I used the kodak once and you are right, it didn’t do this at all, but I just klford the results of the Ilford a bit better. Also the storage time for working solution fix is limited till several weeks.
To be honest today with modern film you can probably go from developing at 20 degrees C straight to wash at 5 degrees C. Aug 5, 7. Yes, invert, to speed up the diffusion process.
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I wouldn’t buy any other brand. I washiad in an area with soft water so I had to dilute extremely, your water might allow less extreme dilutions. It’s not needed with films or RC papers.
Further the color of the X-tol stock solution will be always the same so there is NO indication this developer is wrong. Developing at higher temperatures will cause higher fog, which means your images will have less dynamic range – more contrast – but I think this effect is negligible at temperatures within the degree range. You have speed enhanced developers, ultra fine grain developers but loosing effective film speedsemi-compensating developers, all with their own parameters and characteristics.
And I think I’ll go with running water, as it says in the manual for Washaid. It’s possible but you have to compensat the developing times. I was wondering if any other members experienced this?