Re: Pan masking film
John Sparks (email@example.com)
Wed, 19 Jul 95 13:43:51 -0600
>On Wed, 19 Jul 1995, Sil Horwitz wrote:
>> Kodak Pan Masking Film 4570 (Estar thick base) is a standard item shown in
>> the Kodak Professional Catalog (Kodak Publication L-9). It is available in
>> 4x5, 5x7, 8x10, 10x12, and 11x14 sizes. The Kodak stock number for the 4x5
>> is 153-4304, and this size is available in 50 sheet packages with a list
>> price of $73.20, but (as you know) sensitized materials prices can fluctuate
>Sil's info is correct ... but, for those who cannot afford such an
>expenditure, you can also use Kodak's Double X Pan 4x5 film. Dye Transfer
>people used to use it for searations. It is less costly.
Except that it was discontinued at about the same time Dye Transfer materials
were discontinued. To some extent, any film can be used for masking with
reasonable results if not quite as good as Pan Masking Film.