Author: Mirko Böddecker

Posted by Mirko Böddecker in NEWS, POLYWARMTONE

Polywarmtone Layer Build Up

Up to now we have only "simulated" Polywarmtone by coating single layer extracts and calculating the result. Now it is time to merge it all in one package on the coater. In order to start we simulated the calculated package on the cascade with dyed gelatine layers....

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

Around the back

In the last weeks we have been building around the backside of the new building. Parking spaces have been built, a rainwaterdraining basin and further waste water piping. Inside of the building we have moved tons of machines and materials, and installed electrical, pressurized air,...

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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...

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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...