This image shows our reactor wherein we mix the chemical paste when we are moving the film’s paste from laboratory samples onto a larger production scale.
The developer used in instant film is a viscous liquid, and all ingredients are mixed in this reactor under controlled conditions. The developer is oxidation sensitive; air is removed using a vacuum. The reactor is purged with nitrogen when chemicals are added, to prevent air coming in. Never operate this machine without protective clothes…!
This is one of our oldest and legendary, and for sure most important machines when it comes to producing new instant films.
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