From: Ryuji Suzuki (email@example.com)
Date: 09/04/03-04:12:25 PM Z
From: Kate Mahoney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: coating method
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2003 09:55:14 +1200
> So far the foam brushes have been the best for me, but I'm getting
> frustrated by streaking too. I've been thinking of dipping. I've tried
> swirling the emulsion on like collodion but it's too viscous even without
> the hardener.
So are you coating dry plates? What kinds of emulsions are you coating?
> I'm only coating 4x5 glass at the moment so would be interested in hearing
> any better methos you can work out - i might try the cotton flannel as it
> seems that it's the bubbles in the foam edge that cause the streaking.
That's the same idea as mine. I thought glass rod with or without wire
would work fine for glass, but did you try them?
> I've never thought of hardening before coating - does this prevent
> frilling and lifting????
Don't know, but the emulsion likes to stick to the glass dish I use to
keep emulsion at the coating temperature better after hardening a bit.
-- Ryuji Suzuki "Reality has always had too many heads." (Bob Dylan, Cold Irons Bound, 1997)
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