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Posted by Mirko Böddecker in NEWS

ADOX at Photokina 2018

At Photokina 2018 we presented the new ADOX HR-50 "SPEED BOOST" film together with the ADOX *SNAP-ON* Gelatine Filters. There was a lot of interest on the subject. The film is excellent for filtration and super fine grained. Together with the new HR-50 we also presented...

Posted by Mirko Böddecker in NEWS

CHS 100 II Trial Coating

We coated a first trial with CHS 100 II emulsion in Marly about a month ago. The samples were photographically analized and found to be good. Since we had some leftovers Franz had the brilliant idea to cut them up to 4x5 Inch and Bijan stuck...

Posted by Mirko Böddecker in Building a new photo factory 2017/18/19, NEWS

First works on the coater

We started working on the coater and web. After 10 years of sleep the Agfa technology was woken up and adopted. Later we will merge her with Ilford´s Swiss technololy. The dry construction guys (actually a girl) finished the walls of the melting and coating control...

Posted by Mirko Böddecker in NEWS

Main slitter rebuild project or why we can´t make any 120 film at the moment

https://youtu.be/aAYb-lF5LlY 17.7.2018: The first part is finished. https://youtu.be/AKe94N8Ee_k 5.10.2018: The antistatic components as well as all overhauled black rollers are back in place. New knife shafts and knives are in. The web transport was overhauled and adjusted. Only the knife shaft downholder is still in production. We try to make...

Posted by Mirko Böddecker in NEWS, POLYWARMTONE

Polywarmtone progress

A bit of time has lapsed after the last update and we had inquiries if the project is continued at all. This can be answered with a clear "yes". The immediate follow up question ususally is: When will Polywarmtone be available? This question cannot be answered easily....

Posted by Mirko Böddecker in NEWS, TUTORIALS & HELP

Rotational development

Jobo re-introduced some of their legendary processing machines and thus rotational development becomes more and more popular. This leads to an increasing amount of new-"rotationalitsts" asking us why we do not offer dedicated developing timetables. All developing times are starting values which shall be finetuned to...