Process times for various B&W 8mm films ???

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Process times for various B&W 8mm films ???

Post by Angus » Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:08 pm

It has been over a decade since I did any reversal film processing. I have a Lomo tank for 8mm and super 8 film. I am still regularly processing still film in 35mm and 120 formats and always have Ilford ID-11, a stop bath and a fixer in the house - currently Tetenal Superfix but sometimes other brands. I have processed super 8 and std 8 B&W reversal film in the past.

I have a couple of super 8 Tri-X cartridges that I probably shot 10 years ago and would like to process myself.

Also one of the Svema films sold by the Widescreen Centre as "Quarzchrome".

And some fresh Fomapan R in std 8mm that I have not yet shot.

Does anyone know the reversal process regimen for these? Preferably using ID-11 or D76 as a developer but I could get hold of a different developer if necessary.

Also has anyone processed the old Ektachrome G160 as B&W negative? I have one very old cartridge I probably shot in the 80s and don't fancy spending money trying to get this done by a lab in colour.

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Re: Process times for various B&W 8mm films ???

Post by Krasnogorskistan » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:56 pm

Hey Angus,

This video https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OvGCaZy_kUY is a pretty good resource for reversal development. There are English language subtitles on it, he mentions Fomopan 100 and plus & triX at the 18mins mark...

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Re: Process times for various B&W 8mm films ???

Post by Angus » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:26 pm

I should add...I have access to dichromate bleach.

Thanks for the link, will have a look later.

I am guessing that the Tri-X will need a first development in the same ballpark as 135 negative development of similar stock?

I don't know about the Svema material in the "Quarzchrome" cartridge or how to go about processing the old Ektachrome as B&W neg.
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Post by studiocarter2 » Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:47 pm

I reversed Fomapan R100, using the reversal kit sold on line, then did it another way with different chemicals, according to their Tech sheet, and made a video. Sorry, no other translation is provided ??
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3GYWdzrA83I

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Re: Process times for various B&W 8mm films ???

Post by studiocarter2 » Sun Apr 09, 2017 1:00 am

Cine-X ORWO54 regular 8mm processes to negative with a Rodinal, One Shot, 1:50, 10 min, 68 degrees, 20 C, stop, fix 10, wash. Easy, cheap, great results.

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