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SILVERGRAIN products are designed for the the highest image quality and the lowest toxicity.
  • FREE of known carcinogens and mutagens
  • FREE of Metol, hydroquinone, borates and phosphates
  • FREE of non-biodegradable organic compounds: EDTA and DTPA
  • FREE of acetic acid, perfume and dye
  • Designed to shorten processing time and minimize water usage
  • Designed to minimize chemical wastage
  • Designed for highest archival standard
  • Allows creative controls such as image tone and toner response
  • Allows extended tray and shelf life

Silvergrain Chemicals - Tektol Black
TEKTOL BLACK

TEKTOL BLACK is a liquid concentrate print developer designed to produce cold black to neutral tones with most papers, and can also provide crisp highlight contrast. Some papers display slightly warm blacks or olive blacks when processed in a standard print developer, but this developer will minimize this bias while maintaining rich blacks and bright whites. Tektol Black offers a modest range of toning effect with most archival toners, and is the ideal choice for printers who routinely use selenium or polysulfide (brown) toner to enhance the permanence of the prints. Prints developed in Tektol Black can be toned deeply enough for permanence, with a minimum of the warm hue typically associated with these toners. Tektol Black may be mixed with Tektol Standard as an additional control to obtain intermediate cold tones.

Dilute 1+9 for most applications, or 1+14 when greater control or economy is important.

Available in 1 Quart or 1 Gallon concentrate.


Silvergrain Chemicals - Tektol Standard
TEKTOL STANDARD

TEKTOL STANDARD is a liquid concentrate print developer designed to maximize the paper's natural image property with rich blacks and clear whites. It is an ideal general purpose print developer suitable for use with warmtone, neutral and coldtone fiber-based and resin-coated papers, and is further optimized to produce the maximum effect when used in conjunction with print toners. With most papers, prints developed with Tektol Standard will offer the widest range of tone (hue) shift when toned with toners such as selenium, sepia and brown (polysulfide). This is an avid toner's choice, producing creative effects while maintaining rich shadow density.

Dilute 1+9 for most applications, or 1+14 when greater control or economy is important.

Available in 1 Quart, 1 Gallon and 5 Gallon concentrate.


Silvergrain Chemicals - Clearfix Neutral
CLEARFIX NEUTRAL B&W FIXER

TEKTOL CLEARFIX NEUTRAL is a virtually odorless, non-hardening rapid fixer ideal for use with b&w film and paper. This all-purpose fixer is designed to expedite fixing and washing speed, whilst maximizing image quality and permanence. Fiber based prints can be washed to the highest standard with less washing time than other fixers, significantly reducing water wastage. pH is buffered at about 7 when mixed fresh, and is designed to resist acid stop solution carryover. Suitable for use with all b&w materials, including pyro and staining-type developers.

Dilute 1+4 for optimal fixing and washing time. For RC prints, 1+7 dilution may be used with extended fixing time.

Available in 1 Quart, 1 Gallon and 5 Gallon concentrate.

Silvergrain Chemicals - Clearstop
CLEARSTOP

TEKTOL CLEARSTOP is an odorless stop bath based on citric acid. It is dye-free, perfume-free and does not contain acetic acid. This stop bath quickly halts development and is compatible with all b&w fixers and a wide range of materials and processing techniques. Clearstop can be used with a non-acid fixer such as Silvergrain Clearfix Neutral without any color change in the processing solution. Clearstop is supplied as a highly concentrated liquid stock which can be mixed on a one-shot basis, or made into working solution and reused until exhausted, with or without replenishment.

Dilute 1+31 for film and paper.

Available in 1 Quart or 1 Gallon concentrate.

This product can ship via air!

Silvergrain Chemicals - Clearwash
CLEARWASH

TEKTOL CLEARSTOP is an odorless stop bath based on citric acid. It is dye-free, perfume-free and does not contain acetic acid. This stop bath quickly halts development and is compatible with all b&w fixers and a wide range of materials and processing techniques. Clearstop can be used with a non-acid fixer such as Silvergrain Clearfix Neutral without any color change in the processing solution. Clearstop is supplied as a highly concentrated liquid stock which can be mixed on a one-shot basis, or made into working solution and reused until exhausted, with or without replenishment.

Dilute 1+31 for film and paper.

Available in 1 Quart or 1 Gallon concentrate.

This product can ship via air!