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How much developer do you use in a Paterson tank?

How much developer do you use in a Paterson tank?

The film can become partially submerged through agitation when not enough fluid is used. So, your Patterson tank says to use a minimum of 290mL – anything you add is extra padding on this.

How does a Paterson tank work?

Of these, the Paterson developing tank is the most important. The tank keeps the film in total darkness even in daylight. The screw lid and spindle on which the spiral is mounted mean that chemicals can be poured into and out of the tank without light exposure to the tank contents.

How do you use a tank on Paterson film?

After loading, push the reel or reels fully on to the black centre column and place this in the tank. Locate the funnel over the centre column, drop it into place and turn it firmly clockwise until it clicks into the locked position. The tank is now light-tight and all other operations can be carried out in daylight.

How much liquid should be in a Paterson tank?

It will hold 3 reels of 35mm film or 2 reels of 120/220 film. CHRIS S I think it is one liter. At least that is how much I put in it to develop 2 rolls of 120 film. JENS K The Paterson Multi-Reel Tank holds 1 liter / 35 oz.

How much can a Paterson tank hold?

The 35mm tank holds one 35mm or 126 film. The Universal tank holds one 35mm, 126, 127, 120 or 220 film, and by adding a second reel it will take two 35mm or 126 films.

Where can I send my 35mm film to be developed?

No matter what type of film requires developing, you can bring it to your local CVS Photo location for processing. Services include processing for 35mm film, disposable cameras, Advanced Photo System film, black and white film, 110 film and slide film.

How do you remove film from a Paterson reel?

if it’s an adjustable paterson type plastic reel, then twist it and it will unlock then you just pull it in two halves. if it’s a stainless steel reel, then you just pull the film off the same way it went on. Also, you can start with the end and kind of lift the middle and it will come off easily (plastic reel).