8mm in C41 chemistry?

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Re: 8mm in C41 chemistry?

Post by gianni1 » Tue Jun 04, 2013 6:22 pm

Had some 16mm film cut so I could use and test my ebay camera finds.

I've shot a bunch of Super 8, Single 8, and Double Super 8 and a bit of Regular 8.

Mostly personal and home telecine stuff like this on my youtube playlist.

Most of the youtube stuff is reversal film and DIY telecine, except for the B&W Quartz Chrome home developed as negative and inverted on the Sony Camcorder.

I got a few C41 reels in the can that have not been processed yet, and some that have not been shot.

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Re: 8mm in C41 chemistry?

Post by woods01 » Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:21 am

gianni1 wrote: For processing ECN film in C41 chemistry, just add a final bath of water with dish washing liquid in it, and squeeze the film through a sponge, to remove the remjet backing. Of course, ymmv, but for art or experimental usage, it's fine.
I've had mixed results with remjet removal. I've tried using Borax which worked great with my dwindling stash of Fuji stocks but its been unsuccessful with Kodak Vision stocks (which have been old Vision2 short ends in my fridge). Submerging the film in Borax & water and the remjet floated off in about a minute.

I've read online some people use baking soda to remove remjet but this is the first I've read of using dish washing soap. Are you using hand or dishwasher machine soap?

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Re: 8mm in C41 chemistry?

Post by gianni1 » Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:47 pm

It was a while ago at a film developing workshop. We used hand washing liquid, not dishwasher. Just bought a box of Borax substitute today.

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Re: 8mm in C41 chemistry?

Post by aj » Fri Jun 14, 2013 9:49 pm

Noticed this:
Although this film is process EM-26, it is basically E-6 with an anti-halation backing that needs to be removed. On the roll I processed in E-6, I did a water pre-wash before processing and then a rinse in a mild solution of baking soda after processing.
Here (all gone): Kodak Ektachrome 160 Super 8 http://r.ebay.com/4QzgDK
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The recently shot image looks like it is in 80-ies :)
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