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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Aug 5, 9. Use the one -shot type developers. No, I don’t use wash-aid in film processing. I said that personally, I’m not worried about the cost of “wasting” a few gallons of water, even wwashaid the people who measure these things say it’s unnecessary. After that, I put the top on and agitate for the ilfird 2 min. Giving it more time, accordingly, of course. Ever consider using Perma Wash by Heico.

Would weaker solution give worse results? I also dilute it 1: Anything that reduces the surface tension of water will increase foaming when the water is agitated.


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More dilution will give more grain but slightly more sharpness. I do a quick rinse after fixing, to get rid of most of the fixer. I then do 5 water changes with soaking periods. Universal Wash Aid Liquid is rated 5. Ilford Washaid is a hypo-eliminator ilfford to aid the efficient removal of the thiosulphate byproducts of fixation by ion exchange. I use 20 degC for developing times up to perhaps 15 minutes and 24 degC for wasbaid that would be longer, e.

The soapy stuff is a wetting agent Photo Flo etc.

But this is typical for some developers. Actually, I will follow all of your advice: Florellea 11 years ago.

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Voxphoto 11 years ago. I’m gonna develop try to! Living in Ilfkrd, I can’t imagine leaving the tap running for six minutes, let alone More generally, is it even worth using? You must log in or sign up to reply here. Aug 4, 4. Is it ok to keep it in plastic bottles like those from Cola?

Perhaps another marketing ploy to get the stuff off the shelves? Running water, yes, for washing. There are exeptionseven on liquid developers: Gareth Harper 11 years ago. Ok, I wzshaid my first roll yesterday and it all went fine! Kodak’s Hypo clearing agent is not a surfactant.


I’ve never formally tested this fact, but I’ve never had any issues with my film either. To be honest today with modern film you can probably go from developing at 20 degrees C straight to wash at 5 degrees C.

It does kinda foam up a bit, but it really doesn’t loose much jlford 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. No I don’t use a “wash aid” but I do use a wetting agent in the final rinse Tetanal Mirasol.

In general, but not valid for all developers: Kodak’s is based on the “salt” principle of washing. Use until the stop looks really dirty or until the indicator colour changes.