Stop Bath


WilliamRoar 12 188 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2011 8:33PM
Another quick question,

Today I was gifted with some Fotospeed SB50 stop bath. Can I use citric acid based stop bath for film and prints?

Thanks,
Will

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digiphoto 17 40 12 England
5 Jul 2011 8:49PM
Yes. Tony
KenTaylor 15 3.1k 2 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2011 9:37PM
You can indeed
WilliamRoar 12 188 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2011 10:03PM
Thanks All.
thewilliam 11 6.1k
10 Jul 2011 5:09PM
Acetic acid is the more usual stop-bath , probably because it's cheaper.
Sooty_1 9 1.5k 221 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2011 8:36AM
A few drops of vinegar in water is fine too! Handy when you have to improvise.

Nick
thewilliam 11 6.1k
11 Jul 2011 11:41AM
Make sure you use the clear vinegar because the brown stuff often contains a nasty dye.
Sooty_1 9 1.5k 221 United Kingdom
11 Jul 2011 1:42PM
The brown stuff is malt (malt vinegar), but at a dilution of a few drops per litre won't make any difference at all, for either film or print.

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