Re: TEM 120 film

From:"Dr. Allen A. Smith" <>

I find that T-Max works much better for photomicrography if I set the camera
for ASA 200 and overdevelop.
I develop 8 minutes at 73 degrees Fahrenheit in a 1/23 dilution of Kodak HC
110.  (The high temperature is the result of working in Florida.)

Allen A. Smith, Ph.D.
School of Graduate Medical Sciences
   Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
Barry University
Miami Shores, Florida

----- Original Message -----
From: Geoff McAuliffe <mcauliff@UMDNJ.EDU>
To: Flores, Teresa <>
Cc: Microscopy <>;
<>; <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2001 4:19 PM
Subject: Re: TEM 120 film

> "Flores, Teresa" wrote:
> > Colleagues, does anyone know of a similar film (Fuji ?) for Kodak
> > Pan Film 120? Ours has been on backorder close to a month and now we are
> > being informed that not until tomorrow, maybe, may film arrive. Our
> > is being used for the Zeiss EM 109. Many thanks for any responses Teresa
>     Rather than find another film/developer combination (with
> for correct exposure, aggravation, etc.), try another vendor for Tech Pan.
> professional camera store should have at least a dozen rolls in stock. B&H
> Photo and Video in New York City and Calumet in Chicago come to mind. They
> 800 numbers for ordering and can ship overnight if you are in a real bind.
> if it is not in stock they can have Kodak ship a 'brick' (20 rolls I
> directly to you.
>     Kodak TMax 100 is a fine-grain B&W film that would be, I think, the
> substititute. It does not have as much contrast as Tech Pan and I don't
> how well it works with whatever developer you are using.  Call Kodak
> (1-800-242-2424) and see what they recommend.
>     Finding an alternate source for Tech Pan would be simpler than
> reconfiguring your exposure/film/development protocol.
> Geoff
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