[Alt-photo] Sticky negatives

Gordon Holtslander gjholtslander at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 20:24:45 UTC 2020


Would an infra-red  warming lamp help?  They are used in restaurants to
keep plated meals warm.

If not too hot they could quicken the ink drying and perhaps provide even
consistent heat across the entire area.

Gord

On Fri, Sep 4, 2020 at 5:38 PM Niranjan Patel via Alt-photo-process-list <
alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:

>  I only tried the old (plain Premium TPU100) once and gave up trying to do
> MK ink -  like you I was also trying to get a better opacity for printing
> out paper.  Never tried on the new Utlra one.
>
> Also, apologies to the OP - I see I missed that my question about which
> transparency was already answered earlier - HP Clear Film.  They seem to
> claim it is good for both pigment and dye inks.  No idea how it performs on
> an Epson - could have some compatibility issues.
>
> :Niranjan.
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>    On Friday, September 4, 2020, 7:38:30 PM EDT, ROBERT KISS <
> bobkiss at caribsurf.com> wrote:
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> Actually I use MK ink with Pictorico ULTRA PREMIUM film and I raise the
> ink density specifically on Pictorico but it still dries perfectly in a few
> hours if I just hang it up.  And I live in the tropical humidity of
> Barbados.  I do this because I use these particular negs for uranotype
> printing which has one of the longest scale indices (seems longer than
> salt).
>
>
> On September 4, 2020 at 5:43 PM Niranjan Patel via Alt-photo-process-list <
> alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
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>
>  When you say acetate negative, do you mean one that is designed for
> inkjet printing specifically like Fixxons or Pictorico - just trying to
> make sure.  Those and others have a special coating to receive the ink.
> Also, please check that you are using PK and not MK ink by any chance, the
> latter will take very long to dry for sure if not for days - will also run
> or smudge.
>
> :Niranjan.
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>  On Friday, September 4, 2020, 11:01:45 AM EDT, Chris Seiberling via
> Alt-photo-process-list <alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org>
> wrote:
>
>  I'm printing large cyanotypes (60"x24" typically), and I'm now printing
> acetate negatives on an Epson SureColor P9000 which produces beautiful
> negatives, but the negatives don't dry completely-- for days. I'd welcome
> any suggestions. Heat? Chemical treatment?
>
> Thanks!
>
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