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Silvergrain products update

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SILVERGRAIN Products update

Our unique range of environmentally-safer chemistry has now been updated and features various enhancements:

TEKTOL STANDARD
New improvements for stable processing performance and enhanced shelf life.
Photographic performance, including image tone, has not been changed.

TEKTOL BLACK replaces Tektol Neutral.
New modified formula which produces colder black tones and faster processing times.
New improvements for stable processing performance and enhanced shelf life.

CLEARFIX NEUTRAL replaces Clearfix Alkaline.
Our original alkaline fixer has been replaced by a neutral pH formula with the following enhancements:
- Very low odor
- Increased concentration for greater cost effectiveness
- Lower pricing
- pH 7: safe to use with pyro and staining type developers
- Suitable for use with ALL standard b&w photo processes

CLEARSTOP - New Product
Although we recommend use of a water bath in an acid-free processing system, many Silvergrain users have asked us to provide a stop bath for circumstances in which an acid stop bath is more convenient than water rinse. Clearstop is a citric stop bath which is completely free of acetic acid and can be used to replace any other commercial stop bath. Apart from its very low toxicity, Clearstop offers a significant advantage over other stop baths because it is dye-free and will not discolor the fixer solution when you are using a non-acid fixer such as Clearfix.

CLEARWASH: no change to product

For more information, please visit the Silvergrain products overview:
http://www.digitaltruth.com/products/si ... erview.php

Or to purchase Silvergrain chemistry, please visit our online store:
http://www.digitaltruth.com/store/cart/ ... c-119.html

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We are often asked about our plans to bring out Silvergrain film developers. At the moment there is no schedule for production of film developers, but we are hoping to add these to the existing range in the future and will release any information as soon as we have it.
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SILVERGRAIN products are designed for the highest image quality and the lowest toxicity:

FREE of known carcinogens and mutagens
FREE of Metol, hydroquinone, borates and phosphates
FREE of non-biodegradable organic compounds: EDTA and DTPA
FREE of acetic acid, perfume and dye
Designed to shorten processing time and minimize water usage
Designed to minimize chemical wastage
Designed for highest archival standard
Allows creative controls such as image tone and toner response
Allows extended tray and shelf life
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silvergrain in France?

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Hello

I'd love to buy Sivergrain products but I can't find those in France

Please tell me if I can order from you or from a european dealer near France?

I'm into b&w printing for years and start to worry more and more about the pollution, specially now after moving away from the city.

Thanks for providing these products!

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At the moment we do not have distribution outside of North America. We can ship Silvergrain worldwide, but the US Postal Service no longer offers any surface or inexpensive parcel services, so the cost of shipping is extremely high.

We are hoping to bring the Silvergrain products into Europe sometime in 2009.
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We are hoping to bring the Silvergrain products into Europe sometime in 2009.
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Would `Retrophotographic` or `Silverprint` be interested in the Silvergrain products?

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A B&W film developer that works closely to fresh Paterson FX-50 without the sudden failure of that ill-fated product would be worth trying. Has Ryuji come up with any ideas on this yet? :?:

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Hi Keith,

Our policy is not to publish any speculation, so apart from our stated intention to pursue the release of film developer(s) sometime in 2009, I cannot say anything further at this point.
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