This is a fine-grain developer recommended for all Ansco roll, pack and 35mm films. It can also be used for obtaining soft gradation with Ansco portrait and press films. It is recommended for motion picture negative development. This soft-working, fine-grain developer may be obtained in packaged form by ordering Ansco 17 developer.
|Hot Water (125F or 52C||750 cc (ml)|
|Sodium Sulfite (anhydrous)||80 grams|
|Potassium Bromide||0.5 grams|
|Water to make||1 liter|
Do not dilute for use.
Tank developing time at 68F (20C), 10 to 15 minutes for fine-grain films, 12 to 20 minutes for portrait and press films.
Tray developing time at 68F (20C) 8 to 12 minutes depending on film type and density desired.
From Ansco Formulas for Black and White Photography by GAF, 1948