Processing Film Quick Reference
John Sappington's Art 36
 
 
   
Presoak 1-3 minutes tap water at 68-70 degrees or 3-5 degrees of developer mixture agitate 30 sec.  

Developer dilution ratio + temperature + film speed = film manufacturers time recommendations agitate first 30 sec. then, 5 sec. of every 30 seconds. Rap Tank following each agitation to release air bubbles.

 

Stop Wash (Stop Bath) fill tank with stop bath solution or tap water 15-30 sec. - agitate continuously *RECYCLE

 
Fixer check film manufacturers recommendation (tri-x 5 min / tmax 6 min / ilford 7 min.) agitate first 30 sec. then, 5 sec. every 30 sec. *RECYCLE  
Water Rinse - 1 min. continuous agitation  
Washing Aid (perma wash) - 1 min. continuous agitation *RECYCLE  
Final Wash 5 minutes - continuous running water.  
Wetting Agent (photo-flo) 30 sec. or double dip and twirl and drain. *RECYCLE  

Wipe and Hang

CLEAN TANKS, TOPS AND REELS WITH WATER AND DRAIN, CLEAN UP ANY SPILLS OR DRIPS AND TURN OFF ANY RUNNING WATER.